Absentee voting continues until March 2

QCS staff Absentee voting for the March 6, 2012, regular Municipal Election began on Tuesday and will end on March 2. Voters wishing to vote by Absentee may request an application to vote by absentee by calling the City Clerk’s office a 461-3451 or email at cityclerk@cityoftucumcari.com. The application will be mailed to your address. […]

Upcoming congressional session raises questions

Freedom New Mexico As a new Congress reflecting the will of the voters as of November finally assumes office, with Republicans holding a majority in the House and more effective power in the Senate, we can expect symbolic gestures and a few substantive moves in the direction of less-intrusive government. Whether legislators will move much […]

Press release: Bill passed to allow voters to consider four G.O. bonds

Freedom New Mexico State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) announced that the House of Representatives has passed Senate Bill 1, legislation which would allow voters to consider four General Obligation (G.O.) bonds in the November election. “In this tough economic climate, capital outlay funding is simply unavailable,” Roch said. “My colleagues and I therefore felt it […]

Dominguez, Lumpkin retain positions

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By Chris Schmaedeke and Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun Voters in Tucumcari’s municipal election Tuesday kept two incumbents in office while electing one new commissioner. Both Joe Dominguez and Robert Lumpkin retained their positions. Dominguez was running for municipal judge against Robert Ciolli and Gary Southern. “I am happy with the results,” Dominguez said. “I […]

City approves March ballot

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners approved a March election ballot Tuesday and conceptual plan for the Railroad Depot Project. The commission approved the ballot for election of municipal officers March 2, 2010. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. The elective offices open are District Four commissioner […]

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 […]

Number of early voters growing

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Total voter registrations on a slow uptick

Chelle Delaney The number of eligible voters in Quay County has edged up slightly for the presidential election compared to the number of eligible voters in the June primary, according to statistics from the Quay County Clerk’s office. “I attribute it to interest in the presidential election,” said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. There have […]

More voters are casting early votes

By QCS Staff By late Friday, early and absentee voters totaled 415, said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. Early voting will continue through today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Quay County Courthouse. Only registered Democrats and Republicans are eligible to vote in the primary on Monday. Voters who have declined to state […]

Vote is increasingly out of voters’ hands

PLEO — do you know what this acronym stands for? You’ve heard them mentioned a lot lately by the political speculators. They’re also known as “superdelegates” but that’s not what the Democratic party calls them. They are actually “Party Leaders and Elected Officials” who are not pledged to any candidate. There are other PLEOs who […]