Fathers deserve recognition

Russell Anglin The temperature gauge in my car started fluctuating like a presidential candidate’s professed policies once again. Oh no, I thought. I had just filled up my coolant tank in Tucumcari, and I made it all the way to San Jon before I started hitting the H on my dash. Time to pull over. […]

Mesalands chooses five presidential candidates

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Mesalands board finalizes presidential profile

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Russell Anglin The Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees spent more than two hours Monday evening with Mesalands President Phillip O. Barry and Association of Community Colleges Trustees consultant Wayne Newton finalizing a presidential profile that lists the challenges and opportunities the next Mesalands president should be prepared to face. The profile also outlines “ideal […]

State, local ballots just as important as presidential

Freedom New Mexico The term “down the ballot” refers to the congressional, state and local races that ostensibly play second, third and fourth fiddle to the presidential contest. The names of the White House contenders will appear at the tops of ballots, with everything else further down. This presentation more or less mirrors the conventional […]

Presidential race adding to voter interest, registrations

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Chelle Delaney Pat Hunter came running into the Quay County Clerk’s office on Friday afternoon. “Is this where I register to vote,” Hunter asked. A staff member in the Clerk’s Office quickly gave her a form and Hunter just as quickly began writing in the blocks. It was 4:59 p.m. Just one minute before the […]

Total voter registrations on a slow uptick

Chelle Delaney The number of eligible voters in Quay County has edged up slightly for the presidential election compared to the number of eligible voters in the June primary, according to statistics from the Quay County Clerk’s office. “I attribute it to interest in the presidential election,” said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. There have […]

Democratic caucus set for Tuesday

Democrats will be holding a presidential preference caucus on Tuesday. New Mexico is one of 21 states which will vote Tuesday, and these contests likely will determine the Democratic nominee, according to a news release from the state Democratic party. Below are some frequently asked questions and answers about the caucus. Question: What is the […]

Parties should debate each other, not selves

By Chelle Delaney: QCS associate publisher Yes, it’s early, but shouldn’t Democrats start mixing it up with Republicans? That’s what was just suggested in a recent piece in the New York Times. What we’ve been getting is a series of so-called “debates” that pit Republicans against Republicans and Democrats against Democrats. How long do we […]

Two walk across America for candidate

TV Hagenah Two young people, one from Ames, Iowa and the other from Ann arbor, Mich. traveled through Tucumcari late last week. That they traveled through Tucumcari was less of note than how and why. The two, Jonathan Meier and Amy Kaplan are walking across the United States in support of a political candidate and […]

Democratic support rally to be held

By TV Hagenah Members of the public will have a chance to find out specifically what all the Democratic presidential candidates have to say on Friday, Jan. 9 at the Tucumcari Convention Center. According to Andi Baum of the Tucumcari Democratic Party, the get-together is being billed as a “Democrat Presidential Rally” and will take […]