Candidate profiles: Governor

QCSun Staff The Quay County Sun spoke with state Lt. Gov. Diane Denish, a Democrat, and Dona Ana County District Attorney Susana Martinez, a Republican, about their race for governor of New Mexico. Below are their responses.

Secretary of state seeks re-election

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QCSun staff The Quay County Sun spoke with New Mexico Secretary of State Mary Herrera, a Democrat up for her second term, and District 40 Republican State Sen. Dianna Duran, who is challenging Herrera in November’s secretary of state election. Each candidate responded to a series of questions about the contested office. Below are Herrera’s […]

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 […]

Primary election results

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Time for early voting

By QCS Staff Absentee voting — for those who cannot participate on the Nov. 7 general election — begins on Tuesday, said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. Absentee voting is available for all residents who would like to cast their vote prior to the general election, White said. Voting can be done in person or […]

County commission candidates speak out

TV Hagenah This general election on Tuesday, Nov. 2, there are two area contests taking place. One is for state senator between incumbent Republican Senator Clinton Harden of Clovis and challenger Democrat Bob Frost of San Jon. The other contest is for the Quay County Commission seat for District 2 between incumbent Democrat Jeff Lewalling […]