Congressional candidate believes in holistic approach

Carol Miller, one of two independent candidates running in the Nov. 4 general election for the 3rd U.S. Congressional District seat, said she believes the issues that face the state transcend partisan politics. Miller, of Ojo Sarco, is running against Republican Dan East, Democrat Ben Ray Lujan and Independent candidate Ron Simmons. Miller said she […]

KENW to broadcast candidate forum

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University’s KENW-TV will broadcast a live New Mexico candidate forum on Friday. The 90-minute forum, hosted by Lorene Mills of Santa Fe and closed to the public, is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. It will feature candidates answering questions on issues affecting New Mexicans, said New Mexico […]

Candidates’ issues lose their importance

By Anita Doberman: Cannon Connections columnist I woke up in a cold sweat because I realized I failed to share with you my foolproof and infallible method for choosing the right candidate to be president. After hours of arduous work to uncover the secrets and hidden agendas of the candidates, thorough research and professional investigative […]

Obama’s lack of experience hurts campaign

Freedom New Mexico Presumptive Democratic candidate Barack

Zimbabwe’s shift to violence tragic backslide

Freedom New Mexico In announcing he has decided not to participate in the presidential runoff election scheduled for today, opposition Zimbabwean candidate Morgan Tsvangirai lamented that sitting President Robert Mugabe’s supporters had replaced the ballot with the bullet. He was right. Since Tsvangirai defeated Mugabe in the first round on March 29 — 48-43 in […]

Candidate applauds gun ruling

Tucumcari’s Dennis Roch, Republican candidate for state representative, is praising the U.S. Supreme Court for its 5-4 ruling that an individual right to gun ownership exists.

Energy sources now main focus of U.S. majority

Freedom New Mexico Republican presidential candidate John McCain this week reversed his position and drew environmentalists’ wrath when he came out in favor of lifting the federal ban on off-shore oil drilling. McCain apparently realizes he needs motorists’ votes more than environmentalists’ endorsements. Better late than never. Rising gasoline prices have focused voters’ attention. A […]

Candidate Profiles: State Senate District 7

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 7 State Senate candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3.

Candidate Profiles: State Senate District 27

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 27 Senate candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Name: Stuart Ingle Age: 60 Occupation: Farmer and rancher Office: Senate District 27 Party affiliation: Republican Elected offices held: Current District […]

Candidate Profiles: State Senate District 42

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 42 State Senate candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3, the general election Nov. 4. Name: Gay G. Kernan Age: 60 Occupation: Educator and small business owner Running for: State […]

Candidate Profiles: State Representative, District 63

Editor’s Note: The Clovis News-Journal invited candidates for the New Mexico House of Representatives District 63 seat to answer the following questions. Candidates were limited to 300-word answers. Name: Matt RushAge: 34Occupation: Farming/RanchingRunning for: House of Representatives District 63Party affiliation: Republican.Elected offices held: American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, Board of Directors; President, Roosevelt County […]

Candidate Profiles: State Representative, District 64

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 64 State Representative candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Name: Anna Crook Age: Did not disclose. Occupation: Property manager, former fashion consultant. Running for: State Representative, District 64. Party […]

Candidate Profiles: State Representative, District 67

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 67 state representative candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Name: Craig L. Cosner Age: 59 Occupation: Retired banker (35 years) Party affiliation: Democrat Elected offices held: None. Gubernatorial appointment […]

Candidate Profiles: County Treasurer

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked county clerk candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3.

Candidate Profiles: County Clerk

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked county clerk candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Coni Jo Lyman Age: 52 Occupation: Local government Previous elected office: County clerk, 199l-2001 What is the most important job of the […]

Candidate Profiles: County Commission District 5

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 5 Curry County Commission candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Charles H. Guthals Party affiliation: Republican Age: 71 Occupation: Business owner. Previously elected offices: CCC Board of Trustees, Clovis […]

Candidate Profiles: County Commission District 4

Editor’s note: The CNJ sent out a questionnaire to candidates running for county positions up for election. Candidates had a 300 word-limit for each question and their responses are published as submitted. Seth H. Martin Party affiliation: Republican Age: 35 Occupation: Farmer/ small business Previous elected offices: None

Candidate signs reported stolen

A Curry County Commission candidate said more than $250 worth of campaign signs have been stolen from various locations throughout the community. In a police report filed May 21, Gloria Wicker told police more than 25 of her campaign signs were taken from locations where she placed them three days earlier. A Democrat, Wicker is […]

Candidate profile: Mario Trujillo

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 64 State Representative candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Name: Mario Trujillo Age: 62 Occupation: County Clerk Running for: District 64 State Representative Party affiliation: Democrat Elected offices held: […]

Candidate profile: Anna Crook

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 64 State Representative candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Name: Anna Crook Age: Did not disclose. Occupation: Property manager, former fashion consultant. Running for: State Representative, District 64. Party […]