Wilmot to head up U.S. Rep. Lujan’s Tucumcari office

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By QCS Staff U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.) announced today that Ron Wilmot will head up his Tucumcari office. Lujan has said that his representative in Tucumcari would serve his constituency on the eastern side of the state in the 3rd District. Those areas include Union, Quay, Curry and Roosevelt counties and Cannon Air [...]

Quay County Democrats choose Clinton

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Hillary Clinton swept Super Tuesday in Quay County with 383 votes in the Democratic Presidential Preference Caucus. Barack Obama brought in 215 votes from the county’s Democrats who voted on Tuesday. In all, 668 Democrats from Quay County participated in the caucus, said Ron Wilmot, co-chair of the Quay [...]

City nixes event ban

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun City Commissioners said they wouldn’t necessarily buy tickets for or attend certain fighting or boxing events, but they did not think it was appropriate to stop others from attending or to ban some events from the Tucumcari Convention Center. Commissioner Chris Maestas said he did not think the city [...]

Parties gear up for Nov. election

William Thompson Members of the Quay County Republican Party and the Quay County Democratic Party are busy calling potential voters to gauge voter interest and persuade voters as the Nov. 2 election looms. Ron Wilmot, Chairman of the Quay County Democratic Party said Kerry-Edwards yard signs are on the way to the area. “We should [...]

Municipal League meeting deemed success

TV Hagenah After three days, the Municipal League Meeting that brought almost 700 individuals to Tucumcari has ended. Those 684 attending the conference went to meetings, took part in demonstrations, listened to speakers and finally listened to New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson praise their work and dedication to their home communities. Attending the meeting were [...]

NM Municipal League begins 47th annual conference

TV Hagenah For the second time in its 47 years of existence, the New Mexico Municipal League is holding it annual meeting in Tucumcari. Because the meeting which officially begins today has brought over 600 members of the league from every municipality in New Mexico to Tucumcari to discuss and oversee a number of different [...]

Witcher chosen in special election

TV Hagenah A total of 91 votes were cast in the District 3 Special Election to choose the city commissioner to represent that district and not even the winner of the commission seat, Jim Witcher was happy about that part of his win. “First of all I am disappointed that with 650 people registered to [...]

Kerry carries county

TV Hagenah When the votes were counted, 537 people voted in Quay County’s first ever primary caucus and a percentage point over half voted for John Kerry. He was followed by Wesley Clark with 98, John Edwards with 76, Howard Dean with 22, Joe Liberman with 18, Dennis Kucinich with 4 and Al Sharpton received [...]

Dems anticipate caucus

TV Hagenah According to representatives of the Democratic Party in Quay County, they are looking forward to Tuesday, Feb. 3 which will be the first ever Democratic caucus in New Mexico. “It’s very important for Democrats,” said the county chair of the Democratic Party in Quay County Ron Wilmot. “It’s important for them to vote [...]

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 [...]