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Constitutional amendments on the ballot

Constitutional amendments on the ballot

Constitutional Amendment 1: More Land Grant Permanent Fund money to education Voters in the November election will have the option to approve Constitutional Amendment 1, which would invest money from a state trust in our youngest children and school systems. The Land...

County, legislative offices up for voter choice

County, legislative offices up for voter choice

The General Election is Nov. 8. Early voting began Oct. 11 and continues through Nov. 5. Absentee ballots can be requested until Nov. 3 and must be returned to the county clerk by 7 p.m. on Election Day. Mail absentee ballots back by Nov. 3 or hand-deliver it to a...

Primaries in Socorro: State Representatives

Primaries in Socorro: State Representatives

Democratic Primary State Representative, District 38 Ravi Bhasker Age: 75 Current occupation (If retired, from what field): Family physician Highest level of education: Medical degree Previously held public office: Socorro Mayor, current Have you ever been arrested,...

Primaries in Socorro: County Commissioners

Primaries in Socorro: County Commissioners

Democratic Primary Socorro County Commissioner, District 3 John J. Aguilar Age:  47 Current occupation (If retired, from what field): Manager @ A1 Quality Redi -Mix Inc. Highest level of education: Socorro High School What qualifications do you feel you possess that...

Primaries in Socorro: Socorro County Assessor

Primaries in Socorro: Socorro County Assessor

Republican Primary Julie Griego Age: 64 Current occupation (If retired, from what field): Socorro County Assessor Highest level of education: 12 Previously held public office: None Have you ever been arrested, charged with or convicted of drunken driving, any...

Unofficial election results

Unofficial election results

A regular local election was held Tuesday, Nov. 2. The following results are an unofficial tally of votes cast within Socorro County. There are 12 of 12 total voting locations that have been tallied. Results will not be official until they are canvassed and certified,...

2021 Election: Village of Magdalena

2021 Election: Village of Magdalena

El Defensor Chieftain sent candidate questionnaires to Socorro and Magdalena candidates in upcoming local elections, so they could share their platforms in their own words. Candidate answers were limited to 75 words. Answers past 75 words were cut off.  ...

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