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Preliminary Results - Early, Absentee & Community Center

on November 6, 2012 - 8:42pm

Early Voting, Absentee & Community Center Election Day (machine #1)

Campaigns review voting results at Justice Center on Election Night. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
STATE REP 43 
Stephanie Richard  3,559
James Hall  3,712
  
COUNTY COUNCIL 
Peter Sheehey  3,503
Michael Redando  2,659
Kristin Henderson  3,575
Marc Clay  3,140
Vincent Chiravalle  3,082
Steven Girrens  3,313
  
COUNTY CLERK 
Nathan Hjelm  2,729
Sharon Stover  4,217
  
CHARTER #1 
For  3,793
Against  2,877
  
CHARTER #2 
For  3,492
Against  3,118
  
CHARTER #3 
For  3,905
Against  2,616
  
CHARTER #4 
For  4,154
Against  2,368
  
US SENATE 
Martin
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Early Voting Prelminary Results

on November 6, 2012 - 7:57pm

Early Voting Preliminary Results (White Rock, Community Building & County Clerk)

STATE REP 43 
Stephanie Richard  2,987
James Hall  3,063
  
COUNTY COUNCIL 
Peter Sheehey  2,977
Michael Redando  2,232
Kristin Henderson  3,022
Marc Clay  2,603
Vincent Chiravalle  2,548
Steven Girrens  2,738
  
COUNTY CLERK 
Nathan Hjelm  2,281
Sharon Stover  3,507
  
CHARTER #1 
For  3,145
Against  2,456
  
CHARTER #2 
For  2,917
Against  2,631
  
CHARTER #3 
For  3,248
Against  2,228
  
CHARTER #4 
For  3,449
Against  2,031
  
US SENATE 
Martin Heinrich  2,963
Heather Wilson  3,092
Jon Ross Barrie     111
  
US REP 
Ben Ray Lujan  3,509
Jefferson

Los Alamos Daily Post News Team Broadcasting Live NOW

on November 6, 2012 - 5:39pm

The Los Alamos Daily Post News Team is broadcasting live from the Justice Center Lobby. We are expecting voting results by voting location to start coming in after 7 p.m.

We will have live interviews with candidates and election results updates.

Click below for live stream:  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/los-alamos-daily-post

 

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Election Day is Here! Access ladailypost.com at 7 p.m. for Live Coverage

on November 6, 2012 - 5:06pm

GENERAL ELECTION DAY 2012

Election day is here and when the polls close at 7 p.m. today, the Los Alamos Daily Post news team will begin video streaming all of the ensuing election night excitement live from the Los Alamos Justice Center on ladailypost.com.

Watch candidate interviews and see up-to-the-minute election results throughout the evening on ladailypost.com.

The Los Alamos Daily Post also will publish continuing election results for all local, regional, statewide and national races to Facebook and Twitter throughout the evening.

Voting locations: Los Alamos County's three Vote

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Local Voter Lines Have Been Steady All Day

on November 6, 2012 - 2:48pm

Voting has been steady but not crowded at the Trinity on the Hill voting location near Trinity Drive and Diamond Drive so far today, according to a poll worker. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com

Voters wait in line today at the Community Building at 20th Street near Cenral Avenue. Democratic Election Clerk Jennifer Lathrop told the Los Alamos Daily Post that the process has been going smoothly and there has been a steady line of voters spilling out the door since this morning. Poll Judge George Chandler estimates that about 800 people have voted as of 2:30 p.m. today at the Community
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Fuller Lodge Art Center Offers 'Tax Free' Shopping Day

on November 5, 2012 - 9:47pm

FULLER LODGE ART CENTER News:

  • Celebrate our Freedom to Vote

Come by the Art Center after you vote for a Tax Free Shopping Day

To help you take a break from thinking about the government (after you vote), the Art Center

is offering a "tax free" shopping day. We'll even serve sparkling cider! On Tuesday Nov. 6,

we will cover the tax on any purchases you make here. Say "I voted!" and we'll even offer

you a sticker:

YOU WON'T LEAVE EMPTY HANDED!

Letter to the Editor: Vaccines - My Body My Choice

on November 5, 2012 - 9:46am
By Tara Mara
Los Alamos

Respectfully, I must take issue with the tone of Dr. Tom’s Letter to the Editor regarding the group of parents who met with their representative to discuss infringement of personal liberties.

The CDCs Recommended Vaccine Schedule is exactly that, a recommendation and I personally take their opinion into consideration before I make decisions about MY CHILD’s health.

The issue here that Dr. Tom fails to acknowledge is that this is not a vaccine issue but a parental rights issue.

No one is questioning the legitimacy of the vaccination program en mass or their

Letter to the Editor: Concern Over Parental Rights, Not Vaccine Program

on November 5, 2012 - 9:04am
By Vivian Westfall
Los Alamos

This is in response to the letter to the editor by Dr. Tom Csanadi, "Vaccines-Elected Officials Should Not Feed Fear and Misinformation."

There are several of us who were concerned over the recent changes to the vaccine exemption forms through the Department of Health (DOH.)

The concern was not that exemptions must be filed if one does not follow the vaccine schedule rigidly, but rather a concern that there is specific religious information being gathered and some parents were being turned down.

The challenge we parents find ourselves in is not one of

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