Filing date set for Quay County elections

QCS staff Candidates for Quay County commissioner for Districts 1 and 2, Quay County clerk and Quay County treasurer must file their declaration for candidacy between 9 a.m and 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Quay County Clerk’s Office located at 300 S. Third St. A prospective candidate must be a registered voter in the district [...]

Letter to the editor: Voter fraud fabricated issue

The conservative all- encompassing emergency now in vogue is, gasp, voter fraud. Never mind that it does not exist, the conservatives are going to spare no effort to install the solution and then “invent” the problem. The real purpose is to put in roadblocks to hamper minority and poor voting, which tends to be pro [...]

Proposal an invitation to voter fraud

Freedom New Mexico More dead people could be voting if U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has his way. Speaking last week at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, Holder decried new laws in South Carolina and Texas that require voters to present a state-issued ID at the polls. He said the Justice [...]

County clerk hosting voter registration drive

QCS staff A voter registration drive is being conducted by the Quay County clerk’s office through May 4. Anyone who will be 18 before the primary election on June 1 can register to vote. New Mexico requires voters be registered with a major political party to be eligible to vote in the primary election. A [...]

Primary voter registration ends May 4

QCS Staff Voter registration for the June 1 primary election ends May 4, the same day absentee and early voting begins. Ballots may be cast at the Quay County Clerk’s office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Quay County Clerk Ellen White said the primary is a closed election. “If your a registered Republican or [...]

Press release: Quay County voter registration deadlines and election information

PRESS RELEASE QUAY COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE

Voter registration open for school board elections

By QCS Staff The Quay County Clerk’s Office will be conducting the school district elections for the Tucumcari, House, Logan and San Jon school districts.

Voter turnout high in Quay County

By QCS Staff About 66 percent of all eligible voters cast their ballots on Tuesday, said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. “It’s the most I’ve seen,” said White, who has been clerk since 2004. Of the 6,125 eligible voters, 4,021 voted, White said. In the 2004 general election, the countywide turnout was 47 percent of [...]

Presidential race adding to voter interest, registrations

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Chelle Delaney Pat Hunter came running into the Quay County Clerk’s office on Friday afternoon. “Is this where I register to vote,” Hunter asked. A staff member in the Clerk’s Office quickly gave her a form and Hunter just as quickly began writing in the blocks. It was 4:59 p.m. Just one minute before the [...]

Voter registration drive continues

By QCS Staff A voter registration drive