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2016 Colfax County Primary Election Proclamations

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PRIMARY ELECTION PROCLAMATION

Pursuant to the Primary Election Law, NMSA 1978, Sections 1-8-10 to -52 (1969, as amended through 2015), and the Presidential Primary Act, NMSA 1978, Sections 1-15A-1 to -11 (1977, as amended through 2011), I, Rebecca Hoy, Colfax County Clerk, by virtue of the authority vested in me, do hereby issue the following proclamation:

That a Primary Election is called to be held throughout the County of Colfax, State of New Mexico and in each precinct thereof on June 7, 2016;

That a Primary Election shall be applicable to the following political parties: the Democratic Party and the Republican Party; and

That the Primary Election shall be for the purpose of permitting the Democratic Party and the Republican Party to nominate candidates for the following offices:

 

FEDERAL OFFICES

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES                                                 FOUR-YEAR TERM

 

ONE UNITED STATES REPRESENTATIVES                                         TWO-YEAR TERM

District 3

STATE AND DISTRICT OFFICES

 

ONE SECRETARY OF STATE                                                                 TO FILL UNEXPIRED TERM

 

ONE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT                                           TO FILL UNEXPIRED TERM

ONE JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS                                        TO FILL UNEXPIRED TERM

 

ONE MEMBER OF THE STATE SENATE                                             FOUR-YEAR TERM

District 8

 

TWO MEMBERS OF THE STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES      TWO-YEAR TERM

Representative District 40

Representative District 67

 

ONE MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC EDUCATION COMMISSION              FOUR-YEAR TERM

District 10

 

ONE JUDICIAL DISTRICT JUDGE                                                         TO FILL UNEXPIRED TERM

8TH Judicial District, Division 1

 

ONE DISTRICT ATTORNEY                                                                  FOUR-YEAR TERM

District 8

 

COUNTY OFFICES

COLFAX COUNTY

ONE COUNTY COMMISSIONER

District 3                                                                                                   FOUR-YEAR TERM


ONE COUNTY CLERK                                                                             FOUR-YEAR TERM

 

ONE COUNTY TREASURER                                                                   FOUR-YEAR TERM

 

 

Declarations of candidacy by pre-primary convention designation and nominating petitions for the office of United States Representative, Secretary of State, one justice of the Supreme Court, and one judge of the Court of Appeals shall be filed with the Secretary of State on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

 

Declarations of candidacy and nominating petitions for state representatives and state senators in multi-county legislative districts, district judges, district attorneys, public regulation commissioners, and public education commissioners shall be filed with the Secretary of State on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

 

Declarations of candidacy and filing fees or, in lieu thereof, pauper statements for all other elective county offices shall be filed with the county clerk on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

 

Declarations of candidacy and nominating petitions for candidates who seek, but fail to receive pre-primary convention designation for a statewide office or the office of United States representative shall be filed with the Secretary of State either ten days following the date of the pre-primary convention or on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, whichever is later, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

 

Declarations of intent to be a write-in candidate for the offices of United States representative, members of the legislature representing multi-county districts, district judges, district attorneys, public regulation commissioners, public education commissioners, and statewide offices shall be filed with the Secretary of State on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

 

No state convention for designating Primary Election candidates shall be held later than Sunday, March 13, 2016.

 

Certificates of Designation of Primary Election candidates shall be submitted by political parties to the Secretary of State no later than the first Tuesday succeeding the state convention between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The Presidential Primary Election shall be held on the same date as the Primary Election in the State of New Mexico, June 7, 2016.

 

The Presidential Primary Election shall be conducted and canvassed along with and in the manner provided by law for the conduct and canvassing of the Primary Election.

Done under my hand and seal this 1st day of February, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

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REBECCA HOY

COLFAX COUNTY CLERK


PROCLAMACION PARA LA ELECCION PRIMARIA

 

Según la Ley de Elección Primaria, NMSA 1978, de las Secciones 1-8-10 hasta -52 (1969, enmendado hasta el año 2015) y la Acta Presidencial Primaria, NMSA 1978, de las Secciones 1-15A hasta -11 (1977, enmendado hasta el año 2011), Yo, Rebecca Hoy, Escribana del Condado de Colfax, por virtud de la autoridad otorgada a mí, por la presente emito la siguiente proclamación:

Que una Elección primaria es, y se llevará a cabo en todo del Condado de Colfax,  Estado de Nuevo México y en cada condado y precinto del mismo el 7 de junio del 2016;

Que la elección primaria será aplicada a los siguientes partidos políticos: El Partido Demócrata y el  Partido Republicano; y

Que la elección primaria deberá hacerse con el propósito de permitir al Partido Demócrata y al Partido Republicano nominar candidatos para los siguientes cargos:

 

CARGOS FEDERALES

PRESIDENTE DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS                         TÉRMINO DE QUATRO ANOS

 

UN REPRESENTANTE PARA EL                                            TERMINO DE DOS AÑOS

CONGRESO DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS

Distrito 3

 

OFICINAS DEL ESTADO Y DISTRITO

 

UNA SECRETARIO DE ESTADO                             PARA LLENAR TERMINO NO VENCIDO

UN JUEZ DE LA SUPREMA CORTE                       PARA LLENAR TERMINO NO VENCIDO

UN JUEZ DE LA CORTE DE APELACIONES         PARA LLENAR TERMINO NO VENCIDO

 

 

UN MIEMBRO DEL SENADO DEL ESTADO                      TERMINO DE CUATRO AÑOS

Senado de Estado Distrito 8

 

DOS MIEMBROS DE LA CAMARA DE                               TÉRMINO DE DOS AÑOS

REPRESENTANTES DEL ESTADO

Representante Del Estado Distrito 40

Representante Del Estado Distrito 67

 

UN MIEMBRO DE LA COMISION DE                                 TERMINO DE CUATRO ANOS

EDUCACION PÚBLICA

Distrito 10

 

UN JUEZ DEL DISTRITO JUDICIAL                       PARA LLENAR TERMINO NO EXPIRADO

8vo Distrito Judicial, División 1

 

UN PROCURADORE DE DISTRITO                                    TÉRMINO DE CUATRO AÑOS

Distrito Judicial 8

 

OFICINAS DEL CONDADO

CONDADO DE COLFAX

UN  COMISIONADO DEL CONDADO                       TERMINO DE CUATRO ANOS

Distrito 3

UN ESCRIBANO DEL CONDADO                             TÉRMINO DE CUATRO ANOS

UN TESORERO DEL CONDADO                               TÉRMINO DE CUATRO ANOS

 

Declaraciones de candidatura por designación de convención pre-primaria y peticiones de nominación para elegir el cargo de representantes de los Estados Unidos, Secretaria del Estado, un juez de la Suprema Corte, y un juez de la Corte de Apelaciones deben ser presentadas con el Secretario del Estado el martes, 2 de febrero del 2016, entre las horas de 9:00 a.m. y 5:00 p.m.

Declaraciones de candidatura y peticiones nominados de postulación para representantes del estado y senadores del estado multi-condados de distritos legislativos, jueces de distrito, procuradores de distrito, comisionados de regulación pública y comisionados de educación pública deben ser presentadas con el Secretario del Estado el martes, 8 de marzo del 2016, entre las horas de las 9:00 a.m. y las 5:00 p.m.

Declaraciones de candidatura y cuotas de registro o, en su lugar, declaraciones de indigencia para todos los cargos electivos deben ser presentadas con el escribano del condado el martes, 8 de marzo del 2016, entre las horas de las 9:00 a.m. y las 5:00 p.m.

Declaraciones de candidatura y peticiones de postulación para candidatos quienes buscan, pero no reciben designación de convención pre-primaria para un puesto a nivel estatal o el puesto de representante de los Estados Unidos o senador de los Estados Unidos, deben ser presentadas con el Secretario de Estado, ya sea diez días después de la fecha de la convención pre-primaria o el martes, 8 de marzo del 2016, entre las horas de 9:00 a.m. y 5:00 p.m.

Declaraciones para el intento de ser un candidato por escrito para las oficinas de representantes de los Estados Unidos, miembros de la legislatura  representando distritos multi-condado, jueces de distrito, procuradores de distrito, comisionados de regulación pública, comisionados de educación pública y oficinas estatales deben ser presentadas con el Secretario del Estado el martes, 15 de marzo del 2016, entre las horas de 9:00 a.m. y las 5:00 p.m.

Ninguna convención del estado para designar candidatos para la Elección Primaria debe ser después del domingo, 13 de marzo del 2016.

Certificados de designación  de candidatos de la elección primaria deben ser presentados por los partidos políticos con la Secretaria del Estado a no más tardar del primer martes posterior a la convención del estado entre las horas de 9:00 a.m. y las 5:00 p.m.

La Elección Primaria Presidencial se llevará a cabo con la misma fecha que la Elección Primaria del Estado de Nuevo México el día 7 de junio del 2016.

Que la Elección Primaria Presidencial deberá ser conducida y convocada al igual que y de la misma manera prevista por la ley para conducir y convocar la Elección Primaria.

Dado bajo mi mano y sello este 1 dia de Febrero, 2016


SELLO

 

REBECCA HOY

                                                                                                    CONDADO DE COLFAX                                                                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raton Man Arrested in November Shooting

By Marty Mayfield

KRTN Multi-Media

 

Raton Police arrested Andreas Vargas (18) Thursday (January 28, 2016) in connection with a shooting in the 800 block of North Second that occurred on November 3, 2015 around 11:00 p.m.

Two individuals took a shotgun and a .40 caliber handgun and shot into the house striking Michael Garcia and Miguel Rodriguez. Those individuals were transported to MCMC by private vehicle Garcia with non-life threatening injuries. Rodriguez was later transported to a Albuquerque with more serious injuries.

Vargas was a passenger in the vehicle along with three other individuals who were involved in that shooting.  According to Police Chief John Garcia, two of the four suspects are known to be out of state and the third is still at large, but believed to be in the Raton area.

Arrests warrants have been issued for the other three individuals and it is hoped that the two out of state fugitives will be in custody soon. Raton Police are also looking for the other suspect in the Raton area.

Vargas has been charged with a total of 12 charges:

Two counts of Conspiracy to shooting at an inhabited building.

One count of Conspiracy to Assault with intent to commit a violent felony (with intent to commit murder).

Two counts of Conspiracy to Aggravated Battery.

One count Conspiracy to Assault with intent to commit a violent felony (with intent to commit mayhem).

Conspiracy to tampering with evidence.

Five counts of Conspiracy to Aggravated Assault (use of a deadly weapon)

 

VARGAS, ANDREAS

 

In Loving Memory of Juanita A. (Goodyear) Plunkett Selders

Juanita A. (Goodyear) Plunkett Selders, age 94, died on Monday, February 1, 2016 at her home in Clayton, New Mexico.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Clayton, New Mexico with Rev. Billy Rammage officiating. Burial will follow in the Clayton Memorial Cemetery by Hass Funeral Directors of Clayton.

seldersJuanita A. (Goodyear) Plunkett Selders was born on October 15, 1921 in Gladstone, New Mexico to Clarence S. Goodyear and Janice L. (Parcels) Goodyear. Juanita worked at the Post Office in Gladstone for a few years, after moving to Clayton, she worked at Apache Tears for Marie Winters and later was the director at the Clayton Senior Citizens Center. Juanita was preceded in death by her first husband Arthur Plunkett on December 2, 1970 and by her second husband Clay Hamilton “Hamp” McCook on May 8, 1987. Juanita married Billy C. Selders on June 13, 1991 in Raton, New Mexico. In addition to her parents and husbands, Juanita was preceded in death by 2 daughters; Loretta Aragon & Wanda Aragon, a sister; Pearline Crenshaw and 2 brothers; Harold Goodyear and Lawrence Goodyear.

SURVIVORS:

HUSBAND: Billy C. Selders of Clayton, New Mexico.

4 DAUGHTERS: Vernadell Stoneman and her husband Cleo of Dalhart, Texas, Cynthia Cripe and John of Kansas City, Missouri, Delinda Boque of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Yvonne Plunkett of Clayton, New Mexico.

2 SONS: Arthur Plunkett, Jr. of Amarillo, Texas and Fred Selders and Cathy of Silver City, New Mexico.

18 GRANDCHILDREN: Angela, Bessie, Dwayne, Beverly, Lorraine, Isabell, Tanna, Troy, Karl, Travis, Melanie, Louisa, Candace, Justin, Jasmine, Brittani, Joe and Jared.

Several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

1 SISTER: Geneva Billingsley of Rogue River, Oregon.

1 BROTHER: Clarence Goodyear, Jr. of Hawthorne, Nevada.

And numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

SERVICES

Funeral Service

Saturday, February 06, 2016
2:00 PM

First Baptist Church, Clayton
223 Oak Street
Clayton, New Mexico 88415

NM Game and Fish Fishing Report February 2, 2016

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This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

Check out the stocking report through Oct. 16. Lake levels and stream flows.

In Loving Memory of Nancy Marie Guzzo

Nancy Marie Guzzo, age 79, passed away January 27, 2016 after a lengthy illness.

At her request private family services  with  entombment  at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery.

The family respectfully requests their privacy during this difficult time.

Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.