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Democrat to run for House District 59 seat

A Lincoln County Democrat is making a bid for a local legislative seat in 2020, but could face a challenging path to victory in...

Foster to run for county commission

Candidates file in other local legislative races A week after prevailing in his bid for re-election to the Roswell City Council, Barry Foster is...

Candidates, bond issue in spotlight at local forum

Roswell voters have a lot to consider during the 2020 municipal elections. They will decide about city councilors and a municipal judge to serve for...

Bilberry to run again for county commission

Ranching executive discusses priorities for a second term Chaves County Commissioner and commercial ranching company executive Jeff Bilberry has decided to seek a second...

Three candidates vie for municipal judge seat

The upcoming Roswell municipal judge election will give voters three choices: the current judge who is a retired police officer, a retail manager who...

Anderson, Nibert announce re-election bids for NM House

Local state Reps. Phelps Anderson and Greg Nibert, both Republicans from Roswell, each announced Wednesday they will run for re-election in 2020 to their...

Possible location of public safety complex discussed

Part 2 of RDR’s interview with Mayor Kintigh, Councilor Best Editor's note: For part one of this story, click here. The March 3 local elections will see...

Local CFO runs for city council seat

Calling himself “a new voice for a growing Roswell,” Ed Heldenbrand, the chief financial officer for the Krumland Auto Group, is making a bid...

Gomez looks to organize political win

Barbara Gomez enjoys new challenges, and she thinks the next one she’d like to take on is becoming Chaves County clerk. A well-known community volunteer who...

Bilberry, Taylor win county commission races

Incumbent Jeff Bilberry and former commissioner Richard Taylor have won their bids for seats on the Chaves County Board of Commissioners, having defeated their primary opponents and...

Accountant vies for seat on Board of Commissioners

After an eight-year absence, Republican Richard Taylor hopes to once again get elected to the Chaves County Board of Commissioners this November. Taylor, who represented...

Townsend to seek re-election in 2020

The top Republican in the New Mexico House of Representatives will run for re-election in 2020. “Yes, I am running,” state Rep. James Townsend, R-Artesia,...

Kintigh, Best discuss $35 million bond issue

Mayor, Public Safety Committee chair address proposed public safety complex In addition to races for positions on the Roswell City Council and a municipal judgeship,...

Seskey to remain municipal judge

Incumbent wins by 420 votes In a fairly close race among three candidates, Roswell voters have chosen to keep Joseph H. Seskey as the municipal...

Clerk hopes voter turnout improves for city elections

There have been 11 days of early voting at City Hall since Feb. 4, but City Clerk Sharon Coll said that only 422 had cast...

Candidates with no general, primary election opponents win office

Several candidates in county and regional races faced no opposition in the primaries or the general election. By securing at least one vote Tuesday, they...

Ezzell seeks continuity in managing county’s business

Believing the county needs continuity in leadership, Chaves County Commissioner T. Calder Ezzell is running for a second term representing District 2. “Commissioner (Robert) Corn...

Voters turn out in force against bond issue

Roswell residents resoundingly defeated a bond issue for up to $35 million for a new public safety complex, voting more than 4 to 1...

County officials say early, absentee voting going well

Chaves County officials are reporting strong early voting and in-person absentee voting participation in the primary elections, as the second of its early voting...

Area candidates with no primary opposition face general election challenges

A few multi-county races that some Chaves County voters were able to participate in had candidates facing no opposition in the primaries. But with...

Robertson says he’s ready for office on Day 1

The community’s generosity and his experience over the last year working with the city and county to allow off-highway vehicles on paved roads spurred...

Ward 1 candidates agree on top priority

The candidates for the Ward 1 position on the Roswell City Council have some stark differences but also common concerns about the need for...

Voters choose experience in county clerk’s office

Unofficial results of Tuesday’s Republican primary indicate that Chaves County voters preferred experience for the county clerk’s office. Although the race for the Chaves County...

Election roundup: Voters reject proposed safety complex

Voters say 'No' to proposed public safety complex The proposed $35 million bond issue to fund a new public safety complex was resoundingly defeated at...

Local legislative candidates continue fundraising

Candidates for area legislative and local races continued to receive and spend money in Chaves County in the final weeks of the primary season. The...

Perry, incumbents win City Council races

Tuesday’s municipal elections were a good night for four incumbents and one former councilor, who prevailed in several Roswell City Council races. Five of the...

19 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Chaves County

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Chaves County rose Wednesday by 19, according to the New Mexico Department of Health’s daily report. Cases of the virus among...

County voters have much better turnout in primaries

Chaves County experienced a strong turnout for the primary elections compared to other recent primaries, according to preliminary information available from the New Mexico...

County treasurer announces re-election bid

Charlotte Andrade received her 15-year service pin from Chaves County during an employee recognition ceremony last week, but she doesn’t intend to end her...

Retired accountant will run for City Council

Bitzer says more accountability, transparency needed A retired accountant and active community volunteer who describes herself as a fiscal conservative is making an early...

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