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Kiwanis - Local GOP Candidates Forum [Audio]

on May 23, 2012 - 5:01pm

Editor's Note: Marc Clay was unable to attend last week's forum. He spoke to the Kiwanis Club Tuesday, May 22, and his talk has been added to the original story.

Marc Clay, Candidate for Los Alamos County Council. Photo by Karen Kendall.

The Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos held a local Republican Candidates Forum today.  Local Los Alamos Republican Candidates Sharon Stover (Candidate for County Clerk - represented by her husband Steve Girrens), Vincent Chiravalle and Roger Waterman (both candidates for County Council) were in attendance.

Marc Clay, County Council Candidate, confirmed he would

Los Alamos Daily Post Providing Complete Election Night Coverage

on May 22, 2012 - 12:01pm
The Justice Center lobby will remain open 7-9 p.m., during the June 5 Primary Election for the public to gather and watch as the Los Alamos County Clerk posts election results.
 
For those community members unable to attend, the Los Alamos Daily Post news team will be out in force providing complete election night coverage live from the Justice Center.
 
Find up to the minute election results, photos and candidate interviews on video, which will be broadcast throughout the evening on ladailypost.com.
 
 
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Early Voting Underway Throughout County

on May 22, 2012 - 11:10am

Residents turned out this morning at the Community Building at 20th Street and Central Avenue for early voting, which continues 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday for the June 5 Primary Election. Photo by Greg Kendall.ladailypost.com

Preview Sample Ballots:

Republican - All Precincts (1-17):  www.losalamosnm.us/clerk/Documents/Sample%20Ballot%20REP.pdf 

Democrat - Senator District 5 (Precincts 7-17): www.losalamosnm.us/clerk/Documents/Sample%20Ballot%20DEM%20Senator%205.pdf

Democrat - Senator District 6 (Precincts 1-6):

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Local Door to Door Campaining in Full Swing

on May 22, 2012 - 10:25am

Los Alamos High School graduate Patty Plank Maki with her husband Butch campaigned around Los Alamos Saturday for their son, Danny Maki, who is running for a seat on the Public Regulation Commission. He is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C. and worked with Rep. Ben Ray Lujan both in Washington and when the congressman chaired the PRC. Residents are seeing more and more candidates coming to their door as the June 5 Primary Election draws near. Courtesy photo
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Councilors Greet Senator on Campaign Trail

on May 21, 2012 - 8:12am

Los Alamos Council Chair Sharon Stover and Councilor David Izraelevitz, right, welcome Sen. Richard Martinez during his campaign stop this morning at the Coffee Booth. Martinez is seeking re-election in District 5, which includes Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Rio Arriba counties.The Democrat also met with members of the public at the restaurant. Photo by H. Kris Fronzak

Senate Candidate Discusses Passion for Protecting Natural Resources, Education

on May 21, 2012 - 8:11am
Column by Alfredo Montoya

Thank you very much to the people of Los Alamos, and the very energetic League of Women Voters for the opportunity to participate in your voter forum laast Thursday.

Many excellent questions were raised, especially about the environment and the quality of our regional groundwater. Water is a passion of mine.

I thank the Los Alamos Daily Post for allowing me to continue the discussion at its online newspaper site.

I initially decided to run for State Senate because, as a five-term commissioner of Rio Arriba County, I grew frustrated by the incumbent's

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Sen. Martinez Meet & Greet at 11 a.m.

on May 20, 2012 - 7:54pm

By Sen. Richard Martinez

I want to remind all of my constituents living in Los Alamos that I will be visiting with a few of the Los Alamos County Councilors today, May 21.

We are having coffee at the Coffee Booth in the Mari-Mac Shopping Center and starting at 11 a.m. will follow with a “meet and greet” for the members of the public.

Some of the members of the Los Alamos community who were in attendance at the forum sponsored by the League of Woman Voters of Los Alamos Thursday, May 17, provided valuable input on issues we need to address not only as lawmakers, but together as a community

Sen. Martinez Thanks the League

on May 19, 2012 - 8:24am

By Sen. Richard Martinez

I want to express my gratitude to the League of Woman Voters from Los Alamos for inviting me to participate in the forum sponsored by them last night (Thursday) and also to the members of the Los Alamos community who were in attendance.

It gave me pleasure to have the opportunity to participate and I sincerely enjoyed meeting with you to discuss some of the important issues that we are faced with finding solutions for.

I share the same concerns about our valuable resources: water, the environment and the education of the youth in our district and state.

During my

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GOP Elects Delegates to Quadrennial Convention

on May 18, 2012 - 9:13am

The Los Alamos County GOP held its Quadrennial County Convention Thursday evening at the Los Alamos VFW.

The purpose of the County Quadrennial Convention was to elect delegates to the Republican Party of New Mexico Quadrennial Convention to be held June 9 in Albuquerque.

The State Convention will elect delegates to the National GOP Convention in Tampa, Fla.

Newly elected Delegates seated from left, Heather McClenaghan, Marie O'Neill, JoAnn Johnson and standing from left, Bob McClenaghan, Mike Weaver, Bill McKerley and Jordan Redmond. Courtesy/GOP

Candidates State Their Positions at League Forum

on May 17, 2012 - 8:38pm

U.S. Congressional District 3 candidates Jefferson Byrd, speaking, and Rick Newton are Republicans running against each other in the June 5 Primary Election. The candidates discussed their positions and fielded questions from the audience and the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos, the nonpartisan organization sponsoring tonight's Forum. The winner of the June 5 Primary Election will face Democratic incumbent Rep. Ben Ray Lujan in the November General Election. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Monica Zamora and Victor Lopez are running for the New Mexico State Court of Appeals.
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League of Women Voters Forum Draws 11 Candidates, Full Audience, Plenty of Questions

on May 17, 2012 - 7:46pm

President Barbara Calef of the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos opens tonight's Candidates' Forum underway in the Lecture Hall at UNM-Los Alamos. The Forum consists of only those candidates who are in contested races. In laying the ground rules, Calef asked the 11 candidates in attendance to refrain from personal attacks. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

State Sen. Richard Martinez, D-Los Alamos, Rio Arriba and Santa Fe counties chats with audience members as he awaits his opportunity to participate in tonight's forum. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost/com

District 43 House of
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Public Invited to Meet State Senator Monday

on May 17, 2012 - 11:25am

County News:

Sen. Richard Martinez is holding an informal meet and greet session with the public at about 10:30 a.m., Monday at the Coffee Booth in Mari-Mac Shopping Center.

Los Alamos County Council Chair Sharon Stover and Councilor David Izraelevitz are stopping by the restaurant to visit with Martinez as well.

Martinez is a Democrat representing Los Alamos, Rio Arriba and Santa Fe counties in the state legislature. He is running for re-election.

Born and raised in New Mexico, Martinez grew up in Guachupangue, a small farming community north of Santa Fe and Espanola.

His education

Campaign Season Becoming More Visible

on May 16, 2012 - 9:21am

Volunteers Charlie and Max Hermann place campaign yard signs on a public site in White Rock. Volunteers for County Council Candidate Kristin Henderson distributed more than 60 yard signs on a recent evening in neighborhoods throughout Los Alamos, kicking off a flurry of campaign activity that included the candidate's Facebook page launch that same day. Photo by Ryn Hermann

Political signs are popping up at a public site near Rocket Park in White Rock. Photo by Ryn Hermann

 

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Early Voting Begins Saturday!

on May 15, 2012 - 1:05pm

By Carol A. Clark

Voting early begins from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at both the Los Alamos Community Building, 475 20th St. and the White Rock Fire Station #3, 129 N.M.4.

Early voting will continue at both locations 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the following Tuesday, May 22 through Saturday, May 26 and Tuesday, May 29 through Saturday, June 2.

Also, Election Day has never been easier with Voting Convenience Centers (VCC) that will scattered throughout Los Alamos County.

VCC’s are Election Day polling locations available to any registered voter of Los Alamos County regardless of their designated

Republicans Running for County Offices to Speak at Kiwanis Today

on May 15, 2012 - 7:49am

The Republicans running for Los Alamos County offices in the June 5 Primary Election will be speaking today (May 15) at the Kiwanis lunch meeting. 

The meeting begins at noon and is held at the Masonic Lodge on Sage, near the intersection of 15th Street and Canyon Drive.
 

League of Women Voter's Forum is Thursday

on May 14, 2012 - 9:12pm

On June 5, New Mexico will hold its 2012 Primary Election. Although many offices will appear on the ballot, only five offices have contested primary races.

In order to inform the electorate about these contests, the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos will host a forum on May 17 at UNM-Los Alamos in the Lecture Hall in Building 2 to introduce the community to the candidates: 

6:30 p.m. - refreshments served / meet the candidates

7 p.m. - forum begins

All 12 candidates have accepted the League's invitation.

The candidates include:

  • U.S. Congressional District 3 (two Republicans)
  • N.M.
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Heinrich Endorsed by ABQ Journal, Las Cruces Sun-News in Democratic Primary

on May 14, 2012 - 11:02am

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Martin Heinrich says he wants to work across the aisle to solve problems for New Mexicans and to fight for the middle class.

Wilson Endorsed by ABQ Journal, Las Cruces Sun-News in GOP Primary

on May 14, 2012 - 11:01am

Two major New Mexico newspapers published endorsements Sunday for U.S. Senatorial Candidate Heather Wilson for the June 5 primary election. Courtesy photo 

Editorial: Journal Primary Picks For U.S. Senate

Albuquerque Journal (editorial)

May 13, 2012

http://www.abqjournal.com/main/2012/05/13/opinion/journal-primary-picks-for-us-senate-house.html

Wilson for Senate — Republican

With Sen. Jeff Bingaman’s upcoming retirement, New Mexico will have gone from having two senior members of the U.S. Senate to having none in a short time span. Democratic Sen.

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Kiwanis Democratic Candidates Debate [Audio]

on May 8, 2012 - 4:18pm

Candidates at right of table, Nathan Hjelm, Pete Sheehey, Ken Johnson and Kristin Henderson listen to a question from Kiwanis member and Teen Center Program Director, Michelangelo Lobato (far left).

Pre-Primary forum at the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos New Mexico recorded May 8, 2012. Los Alamos Council Candidates Kristin Henderson, Ken Johnson and Pete Sheehey. Los Alamos County Clerk Candidate Nathan Hjelm. (22 Min.) Kiwanis will host Republican local candidates at their meeting next Tuesday (May 15th).

 

Los Alamos Daily Post's Candidates Forum Spotlights Council Candidates During Thursday's Live Broadcast

on May 4, 2012 - 3:30pm

Part 1 (49 mins):

 

Part 2 (30 mins):

 

County Council Candidates from left, Ken Johnson-D, Roger Waterman-R, Pete Sheehey-D, Marc Clay-R, Vincent Chiravalle-R, and Kristin Henderson-D, at Thursday's Los Alamos Daily Post Forum broadcast live in PAC 8 Television. The forum is now podcast on www.ladailypost.com and will remain accessible on the news site through the November General Election. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County Council Candidate Roger Waterman-R. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Council Candidate Ken Johnson-D. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County

Three Seats, Six Candidates, Who Will Best Serve Los Alamos...

on May 3, 2012 - 9:38am

The Los Alamos Daily Post is sponsoring a County Council Candidates Forum live from 6-7:30 p.m. today on PAC 8 television (Comcast Cable Channel 8 and streamed online at www.pac8.org.)

The 90-minute Forum is designed to introduce the community to the six candidates running for the three seats coming vacant at the end of this year.  

Marc Clay, Vincent Chiravalle, Kristin Henderson, Ken Johnson, Pete Sheehey and Roger Waterman will speak about their backgrounds, experience and motivations for seeking such an important position in County government.

The candidates also will reveal where they

Los Alamos Daily Post - Candidates Forum Live on PAC 8 at 6 p.m. Thursday

on May 2, 2012 - 8:30pm

John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon participate in a 1960 presidential debate.

Tune into PAC 8 (on Comcast cable TV channel 8 or online) 6-7:30 p.m., Thursday May 3 for the live "Los Alamos Daily Post - Los Alamos County Council Candidates Forum."

All six council candidates, including Pete Sheehey, Ken Johnson, Kristin Henderson, Marc Clay, Vincent Chiravalle and Roger Waterman will answer questions on a range of critical topics. 

This forum will afford local citizens an opportunity to learn where each candidate stands on the issues.

The broadcast will be digitally recorded and available

Los Alamos GOP County Quadrennial Convention Set for May 17

on May 1, 2012 - 7:19am

GOP News:

Call is hereby made for the 2012 Quadrennial Los Alamos Republican Convention on Thursday, May 2012, at the Los Alamos VFW, 1793 Deacon St., and for a Los Alamos Central Committee meeting to be held at 7 p.m., immediately preceding the Convention.

Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and doors close promptly at 7 p.m.

All registered Republicans are invited to attend.

The Los Alamos County Central Committee Meeting will start at 7 p.m.

Immediately following, Ward Caucuses will be held to elect ward delegates to the County Quadrennial Convention.

At 7:30 p.m., the LA County Quadrennial

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Local GOP Meets Thursday

on April 13, 2012 - 5:29pm

The monthly Los Alamos County GOP meeting will be held at 7 p.m. April 19 in the third floor conference room of the Hill Top House Hotel.

The topics of the meeting will be the new Los Alamos County polling places, Voter Registration training and meeting the GOP candidates running for local offices.

All registered Republicans are invited to attend.

'Common Sense Still Applies'

on April 2, 2012 - 10:21pm

It's presidential election season and the rhetoric is ratcheting up. And because of that, it's important to get the facts and know exactly what the record is.

 

Far less important is what's being said ... especially on the campaign trail.

 

Our president was out on the campaign trail last week on a so called "energy tou.r."

 

He even stopped in New Mexico, where he traveled to the tiny oil town of Maljamar to tout his accomplishments ... a slick political move because no one would expect a big crowd.

 

Had he gone elsewhere, the reception would've likely been rougher because the

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