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Who and What is on the Ballot in Taos County?

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7 am to 7 pm


New Mexico Bond Question 1 – Senior Citizen Facilities Bond Issue
A “yes” vote supports authorizing the sale and issuance of $24,470,000 in bonds for senior citizen facility improvements.


New Mexico Bond Question 2 – Public Libraries Bond Issue
A “yes” vote supports authorizing the sale and issuance of $19,266,000 in bonds for public library improvements.

New Mexico Bond Question 3 – Public Education Bond Issue
A “yes” vote supports authorizing the sale and issuance of $215,986,000 in bonds for improvements to higher education, special public schools, and tribal schools.


New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 1 – Land Grant Permanent Fund Distribution for Early Childhood Education Amendment
A “yes” vote supports allocating 1.25% of the five-year average of year-end market values of the money in the Land Grant Permanent Fund (LGPF) to early childhood education and the public school permanent fund and providing that the allocation would not occur if the average year-end market value for the preceding five years of the LGPF fund balance was below $17 billion.


New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 2 – Authorizing Funds for Residential Services Infrastructure Amendment
A “yes” vote supports authorizing the legislature to appropriate state funds for infrastructure that provides services primarily for residential use—such as internet, electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater—through a majority vote in each chamber.


New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 3 – Appointed Judge Elections Amendment
A “yes” vote supports this constitutional amendment to provide that an appointed judge shall be up for election at the first general election one year after being appointed.


A “no” vote opposes this constitutional amendment, thus maintaining that an appointed judge be up for election at the next general election.


United States Congress – New Mexico, District 3

(Incumbent) Teresa Ledger Fernandez (Democratic Party)
Alexis Martinez Johnson (Republican Party)


Governor of New Mexico
(Incumbent) Michelle Lujan-Grisham (Democratic Party)
Mark Ronchetti (Republican Party)
Karen Bedonie (Libertarian Party)

Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico
(Incumbent) Howie Morales (Democratic Party)
Anthony Thorton (Republican Party)
Efren Gallardo (Libertarian Party)


Attorney General of New Mexico
Raul Torrez (Democratic Party)
Jeremy Gay (Republican Party)


New Mexico Secretary of State
(Incumbent) Maggie Toulouse Oliver (Democratic Party)
Audrey Mendonca-Trujillo (Republican Party)
Mayna Myers (Libertarian Party)


New Mexico Treasurer
Laura Montoya (Democratic Party)
Harry Montoya (Republican Party)


New Mexico State Auditor
Joseph Maestas (Democratic Party)
Travis Sanchez (Libertarian Party)


New Mexico Public Education Commission, District 2
Timothy Beck (Republican Party)


New Mexico Public Education Commission, District 3
Alan Brauer Jr. (Democratic Party)


New Mexico Public Education Commission, District 5
Sharon Clahchischilliage (Republican Party)


New Mexico Public Education Commission, District 6

Stuart Ingham (Republican Party)


New Mexico Public Education Commission, District 7
(Incumbent) Patricia Gibson (Democratic Party)


New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands
(Incumbent) Stephanie Garcia Richard (Democratic Party)
Jefferson Byrd (Republican Party)


New Mexico Court of Appeals, special election
(Incumbent) Gerald Baca (Democratic Party)
Barbara Johnson (Republican Party)


New Mexico Supreme Court
(Incumbent) Julie Vargas (Democratic Party)
Thomas Montoya (Republican Party)

New Mexico Supreme Court
(Incumbent) Briana Zamora (Democratic Party)
Kerry Morris (Republican Party)


New Mexico Supreme Court
(Incumbent) Michael E. Vigil (Non-partisan)


New Mexico Court of Appeals, special election
(Incumbent) Katherine Anne Wray (Democratic Party)
Gertrude Lee (Republican Party)
Stephen Curtis (Libertarian Party)


New Mexico Court of Appeals
(Incumbent) Jane Yohalem (Non-partisan)


New Mexico House of Representatives, District 42
(Incumbent) Kristina Ortez (Democratic Party)


SOURCE: https://ballotpedia.org/Taos_County_Sample_Ballot_(New_Mexico).

Where to vote in northern Taos County?

  1. Costilla Parish Hall
    #16 Garcia Rd
    Costilla, NM 87524
  2. Amalia Senior Center
    583 St Rd. 196
    Amalia, NM 87512
  3. Cerro Community Center
    151 St. Rd. 372
    Cerro, NM 87519
  4. Village of Questa Municipal Office
    2500 Old St. Rd. 3
    Questa, NM 87556
  5. Red River Conference Center
    101 W River St.
    Red River, New Mexico 87558
  6. Tres Piedras Fire House
    38391 Hwy 285
    Tres Piedras, NM 87577

SOURCE: http://www.taoscounty.org/174/Precinct-Sites.

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