County canvasses primary votes

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer The June 1 Primary Election results were confirmed Friday by the Quay County Commissioners. “We certify the following candidates from Quay County for nomination in the November election,” said Commission Chair Franklin McCasland. The precinct voting totals were reviewed and confirmed by the commissioners during a regular commission meeting. […]

Primary voter registration ends May 4

QCS Staff Voter registration for the June 1 primary election ends May 4, the same day absentee and early voting begins. Ballots may be cast at the Quay County Clerk’s office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Quay County Clerk Ellen White said the primary is a closed election. “If your a registered Republican or […]

Election delays could increase violence in Iraq

It’s been two weeks since the election in Iraq. Optimists hoped it would be a significant step toward forming a reasonably stable democracy that would at least be able to govern itself fairly peacefully. A final vote tally is still not available, but two things seem certain. It will probably take months for a governing […]

Three file in Dsitrict 3

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County District 3 Commissioner will be the only contested race in the June 1 primary election. Quay County Clerk Ellen White closed the filing for the primary election at 5 p.m. Tuesday. “This is going to be a good election,” White said. District 3 County Commissioner and Chairman […]

General obligation bonds up for election

Freedom New Mexico State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) announced that the House of Representatives has passed Senate Bill 1, legislation which would allow voters to consider four General Obligation (G.O.) bonds in the November election. “In this tough economic climate, capital outlay funding is simply unavailable,” Roch said. “My colleagues and I therefore felt it […]

Dominguez, Lumpkin retain positions

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By Chris Schmaedeke and Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun Voters in Tucumcari’s municipal election Tuesday kept two incumbents in office while electing one new commissioner. Both Joe Dominguez and Robert Lumpkin retained their positions. Dominguez was running for municipal judge against Robert Ciolli and Gary Southern. “I am happy with the results,” Dominguez said. “I […]

Certified candidates announced for March election

Freedom New Mexico The following have been certified as candidates for the regular municipal election on March 2.

Three questions with Christine Dougherty

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After the holiday is the workload heavier then usual? Yes, this year more than last year. We have an election coming up in March and today was candidate filing date.

City approves March ballot

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners approved a March election ballot Tuesday and conceptual plan for the Railroad Depot Project. The commission approved the ballot for election of municipal officers March 2, 2010. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. The elective offices open are District Four commissioner […]

Press release: Quay County voter registration deadlines and election information

PRESS RELEASE QUAY COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE