Wilson talks issues during Tucumcari visit

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Thomas Garcia Former Republican congresswoman Heather Wilson visited with residents in Tucumcari on Monday and Tuesday to discuss concerns affecting the region and country. “It’s no big secret, everyone is worried about the economy,” Wilson said. Wilson will be traveling through New Mexico this week as she campaigns for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated […]

Woods plans senate run

QCS staff Republican John Patrick “Pat” Woods will run for state senate in District 7, which includes Curry, Quay and Union counties. Woods is a fourth-generation farmer in the Grady and Broadview area, encompassing parts of Curry and Quay counties. He plans to focus on enacting education reforms and repealing the law that allows illegal […]

GOP should heed Gingrich on immigration

Genuine, Reagan-era conservatives will thank Newt Gingrich for his reasonable statement about immigration. In a Republican debate last week, Gingrich said: “I don’t see how the party that says it’s the party of the family is going to adopt an immigration policy which destroys families that have been here a quarter century. And I’m prepared […]

Dennis Roch visits Tucumcari

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QCSun staff State Rep. Dennis Roch, a Republican from Texico, met with 50 Tucumcari residents on Sunday to answer questions about the 90-day legislative session, which ended on Saturday. “The state is expecting $5.4 billion in revenue this year,” Roch said. “The state’s budget spends every penny of it, though that is usually what happens. […]

Republican gubernatorial candidate makes campaign stop

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Candidate profiles: Land Commission

Lilliana Castillo The race for state land commissioner pits a veteran against a newcomer, both counting on voters’ thirst for change. Specifically, a change to transparency. Democrat Ray Powell of Albuquerque, 60, had the job from 1993 to 2003. Republican Matt Rush of Portales, 36, is new to politics. Current Land Commissioner Republican Patrick Lyons […]

GOP governor hopeful testing political waters

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun It may be a year off, but the New Mexico gubernatorial race already has candidates out and about. In a swing through eastern new Mexico, Republican hopeful Doug Turner of Albuquerque met Quay, Curry and Roosevelt county Republican party members Aug. 19 to talk issues. He is traveling across […]

04-12-08: Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., the Republican Party of Quay County fund raiser, Del Norte Center, 423 N. Fourth St.

Rural values at stake in coming election

By Allen Weh At the beginning of the 20th century, rural America was the center of American life, home to most of the population and the source of the nation’s food and commerce. The core values of hard work, an entrepreneurial spirit and respect for private property took root in these early communities, and while […]

Quay County official vote

The Quay County official vote count for the November 2006 general was 3,675, according to the Quay County Commission and County Clerk. United States Senator • Jeff Bingaman: 2,236 Democratic Party • Allen W. McCullough: 984 Republican Party United States Representative • Tom Udall: 2,250 Democratic Party • Ronald M. Dolin: 1,004 Republican Party Governor […]