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Staffing shortages, lagging response times and a sporadic presence in outlying areas around the county are not new concerns at the Taos County Sheriff’s Office, and they are once again at the … more
Supporters of state Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard have argued she is the steadfast Democrat in a three-way primary for the most important job in New Mexico government you've probably never heard of. more
 VeneKlasen is as concerned with what is above ground -- 9 million acres. And he's got big ideas for it. more
Ask Muñoz why he is running for state land commissioner and the three-term state senator will tell you he wants to stop what he describes as the ups and downs of education funding.     more
The State of New Mexico has approximately 70 representatives. These elected officials represent Districts 1 to 70 throughout the state.  District 41 encompasses parts of Rio Arriba, Santa Fe … more
Here are the job descriptions and salaries for Taos County Assessor, County Commissioner, Magistrate Judges, and Sheriff. more
Maria Dimas, a Taoseña who's proud to have made a life for herself in her hometown, is one of three people running to be the Taos County Assessor for the next four-year term. She promises to … more
While the March municipal races were filled with young people running their first election campaign, the locals running for county and state offices are noticeably older. Except, of course, for Randy … more
Susan Herrera, the founding director of the education-focused Los Alamos National Lab Foundation, is looking to unseat the current state representative for House District 41 and promises to put forth … more
Kristi E. Graham, a lifelong resident and the chief deputy assessor for Colfax County, has thrown her name in the hat to replace the outgoing county assessor in the June 5 primary races. more
Jim Maldonado, a longtime political figure in Colfax County, is running to take back a seat on the county commission in the upcoming primary.Maldonado is running for the District 1 race against … more
Roy P. Fernandez, the first-term Colfax County commissioner for District 1, is hoping the voters will give him an opportunity to serve another four years, so he can continue to push for needed … more
Debbie Rodella, a longtime politician who represents a handful of precincts in Taos County but a large swath of Northern New Mexico, is seeking another term in the June primary. more
Jerry Yeargin, a resident of Taos Canyon and a longtime critic of the Forest Service because of grazing near the Río Fernando, is running to unseat the commissioner for the sprawling southern … more
Though he faces no challenger in either the June 5 primary or the November general election, Bobby LeDoux, candidate for the Colfax County Commission District 2, is looking forward to working on the … more
Suzanne M. Valdez, an employee of Colfax County for the past 18 years, is one of two people running to replace Linda L. Gallegos as the Colfax County Assessor. more
Julian Cisneros, a former Questa village councilor and veteran who's taught young people in both Taos and Questa, is seeking to unseat the current Taos County commissioner for District 2.Cisneros was … more
Candyce O'Donnell, a videographer who's called New Mexico home since she was 17 and the incumbent commissioner for the southern district of Taos County, is running for another four-year term, … more
Ronald Mascareñas, a track and field volunteer and ranch manager from the Peñasco Valley, is making a "traditions and culture" pitch to voters to unseat the incumbent in the southernmost … more
Roberto "Bobby" Gonzales, a long-serving legislator for Taos and the surrounding areas, is running for his 13th term in the New Mexico House of Representatives. In the 24 years Gonzales has taken the … more
In March, Mark Gallegos won his reelection bid to become the mayor of Questa for a second term. He's back on the ballot, this time running for another four years on the Taos County Board of … more
It's obvious by the number of candidates running for open seats in primary races in Taos and Colfax Counties that interest in politics hasn't waned in Northern New Mexico. more
None of the three Taos County commission races are uncontested, making for a heated political season. more
Races are packed for two magistrate judge positions and that for Taos County sheriff.  more
Races are packed for two magistrate judge positions and that for Taos County sheriff.  more
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