Without challengers…

No candidates filed on Wednesday for positions on the Board of Trustees of the Mesalands Community College, according to the Quay County Clerk’s Office. Incumbents up for re-election on the five-member board are Bronson Moore, District 4, and Jimmy Sandoval, District 2. The filing day for write-in candidates is Jan. 30 before 5 p.m. at […]

Schools, colleges get set for board elections

By QCS Staff For the first time, the Mesalands Community College board of trustees will hold an election separate from K-12 school board elections, said John Yearout, director of MCC’s public relations. That election is set for March 6. In the past, elections for the college board of trustee candidates and the Tucumcari School Board […]

Time for early voting

By QCS Staff Absentee voting — for those who cannot participate on the Nov. 7 general election — begins on Tuesday, said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. Absentee voting is available for all residents who would like to cast their vote prior to the general election, White said. Voting can be done in person or […]

County Commission stays intact

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Robert Lopez can now rightfully claim status as Quay County’s choice for commissioner. Lopez won re-election Tuesday night with a 44-vote win in a three-way race in District 1 with Jimmy Sandoval and Doyle Frasier. Votes were 213 for Lopez, 169 for Sandoval and 85 for Frasier. Lopez, the […]

Early vote totals high


By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Tony and Patsy Gresham made a short walk Friday in the Quay County Courthouse. The Greshams thought it was important to have honesty, experience and commitment from their elected officials, and they took advantage of the early voting period to let their voices be heard. More than 400 people […]

Experience common among candidates

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: The following is the first in a series of stories about the upcoming county elections. Today’s focus is on the District 1 spot in the County Commission. between incumbent Robert Lopez and challengers Doyle Frasier and Jimmy Sandoval. When election ballots are cast, those who voted for […]

Candidates file for county spots

QCS Staff Three county positions will have some type of competition during the primary stage, as candidates filed for six elected offices Tuesday at the Quay County Courthouse. Ballot positions were drawn at 5 p.m. at the courthouse, with candidates drawing capsules. Each capsule included a number for a place on the ballot. No more […]

County elections on the way for Quay

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS It’s time for Quay residents who want to run for county office to start stamping out some election promises and campaign buttons. The date to file for candidacy with the county clerk is March 21. Six seats are up for grabs in Quay, according to the state’s 2006 Candidate Guide. These […]

Calling city candidates

Staff reports Filing day for the Tucumcari Municipal Election will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday in the office of the city clerk, 215 E. Center St., according to a release from the city of Tucumcari. Anyone interested in filing a declaration of candidacy for City Commission districts four or five […]

Polling locations

Election Day for school board members Feb. 1. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations: Tucumcari Municipal School District Election: District 2 – Tucumcari Recreatioan Center – 900 East Laughlin District 3 – Tucumcari High School Auditorium – 724 W. Gamble District 5 – Immanuel Baptist Church – 706 […]