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Local, state candidates file for election


Federal, state and county candidates filed Tuesday for the June 7, 2016 Primary Election.

The following candidate filings are unofficial until they are qualified today at the Quay County Clerk’s Office, said Ellen White, chief deputy clerk.

White said that county residents must register and choose a party by May 10. She said May 10 is also the first day of early/absentee voting.

Candidates have until April 5 to withdraw from the election.

For the position of U.S. Rep. District 3 incumbent Ben R. Lujan had no opposition for the Democratic nomination but three Republicans have filed for their party's nomination.

Republicans running for US Rep. District 3:

Michael H. Romero, Vadito

Jerald Steve McFall, Angel Fire

Michael Glenn Lucero, Jemez Pueblo

State Sen., Rep. races:

District 7 Sen., Pat Wood (R) unopposed

District 8 Sen., Pete Campos (D) unopposed

District 67 Rep., Dennis J. Roch (R) unopposed

Tenth Judicial District Attorney

Timothy Lee Rose (D) unopposed

Tenth Judicial District Judge

Albert J. Mitchell (R) incumbent

Donald C. Schutte (R)

Quay County seats:

County Clerk

Ellen White (D) unopposed

County Treasurer

Patsy Gresham (R) incumbent

Andew M. Angel (D)

District 1 Commissioner

Cards were drawn at 5 p.m., Tuesday at County Clerk’s Office to determine ballot order.


Daniel Garcia

Robert Lopez

Sue Dowell incumbent

Doyle Fraiser

District 2 Commissioner

Michael A. Cherry (R) unopposed incumbent


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