Last Tuesday, August 24, was the deadline for candidates filing for local elective positions. On the ballot include candidates for Socorro and Magdalena school boards, Socorro City Counselors and Magdalena Trustees, and others.
Magdalena’s incumbent mayor is unopposed. The three incumbent trustees are also running unopposed. Two school board members are running unopposed.
In Socorro, three candidates are hoping to succeed retiring Socorro Municipal Judge Frances Cases. The Socorro City Council has four positions open, two of which are unopposed. Socorro Consolidated School District’s Board of Education has three seats up for grabs.
Voting Day is Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Richard John Rumpf
Magdalena Village Board of Trustees
Ward 2 – Harvan Karen Conrad
Ward 3 – James C. Nelson
Ward 4 – Clark D. Brown
Magdalena Municipal Schools Board of Education
District 1 – Kelby Heath Stephens
District 2 – Mary Lynn Major
Socorro City Council
Ward 1 – Damien I. Ocampo
Ward 2 – Mary Ann Chavez Lopez, James N. Chavez
Ward 3 – Michael Olguin Jr.
Ward 4 – Peter Daniel Romero, Stephanie L. Saavedra
Socorro Municipal Judge
Joseph E. Gutierrez
Joseph M. Gonzales
Socorro Consolidated School District Board of Education
Position 3 – Sharon L. Sessions, Rufina Lucero, Reid B. Grigg
Position 4 – Tara K. Jaramillo, Daniel James Chavez
Position 5 – Steven Edward Rosas, Pauline Jaramillo
Salado Soil and Water Conservation District
Supervisor 3 – Jack W. Bruton
Socorro Soil and Water Conservation Board
Supervisor 4 – Joe Chris Lopez
Soil and Water Supervisor 4 – Jose Lencho Vega