Every vote counts — ask city councilman

Does your vote really matter? It can. The New York Times in 2005 reported the median margin of victory in Congressional elections is 22 percent. That’s what economists Casey Mulligan and Charles Hunter found when they analyzed more than 56,000 Congressional elections dating to 1898. The economists also took a look at more than 40,000 [...]

Younger Rattlers step up in 65-33 victory

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Thomas Garcia With a tuneup game against Class 1A Melrose before a district showdown against Clayton, a banged-up Tucumcari Rattlers squad had its younger players take center stage in a 65-33 victory Tuesday night over Melrose. Mark Preciado, D’Ontee Sandoval and Marcus Chavez each had 11 for the Rattlers (10-8), who went without starters Travis [...]

Cullum claims victory at Evolution 2 in Clovis

Kevin Wilson CLOVIS — It took about 90 minutes for Jeremiah Cullum to get from Tucumcari to the Curry County Events Center Saturday night. It took him even longer for what he got before he left. Cullum, 18, went :50 into the second round of his Evolution 2 mixed martial arts fight against Jonathan Lopez [...]

King wins attorney general race

Kevin Wilson Gary King never thought victory would come easy. But he said the spoils had to be short. “I feel like it was a good, hard battle,” King said after defeating 9th Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler and securing his second term as attorney general. “We’ll have a chance to enjoy the victory tonight, [...]

Bryant wins bid

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Brad Bryant claimed victory in Tuesday’s only contested primary race in Quay County. Vying for the District 3 county commissioner Republican bid, Bryant edged Edwin Bruhn and Bill Cone. There is no Democratic opposition on the November general election ballot. Current commissioner Franklin McCasland is term-limited. He helped Quay [...]