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Campaign Manager Stands in for Byrd

on September 18, 2012 - 6:26am

Byrd Campaign Manager Rey Herrera. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

By Greg Kendall

GOP Dist. 3 Congressional candidate Jefferson Byrd was unable to attend Saturday's grand opening celebration of the Republican Party of Los Alamos Headquarters, 1362 D-1 Trinity Dr.

Standing in for Byrd, his Campaign Manager Rey Herrera spoke with the Los Alamos Daily Post about his candidate's hopes for beating Democratic incumbent Rep. Ben Ray Luján.

Herrera said that the big issues are easily seen in comparing Congressional Districts 2 and 3.

"We don’t have to go very far to see Congressional


Democratic Candidates Knock on Local Doors Saturday

on September 16, 2012 - 10:28pm

New Mexico House Dist. 43 Democratic candidate Stephanie Garcia Richard and U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M. talk with Lewis Muir, while campaigning door-to-door in the Western area Saturday. Courtesy photo

Candidates Debate at White Rock Senior Center

on September 15, 2012 - 9:33am

The White Rock Senior Center hosted a Los Alamos County Council Candidate Debate Sept. 14. From left, Republican incumbent Vincent Chiravalle, Republican Steve Girrens, Democrat Kristin Henderson, Democrat Pete Sheehey and Democrat Michael Redondo. Republican candidate Marc Clay did not attend. Photo by Ryn Herrmann

Heather Wilson's Son to Attend Local GOP HQ Grand Opening Saturday

on September 14, 2012 - 11:27am

GOP News:

Joshua Hone, the son of U.S. Senatorial candidate Heather Wilson is scheduled to attend the grand opening celebration of the Los Alamos Republican Party headquarters at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15.

The headquarters is at 1362 Trinity Dr., Suite D1, just north of Viola's Restaurant.

The community is invited to attend the grand opening and meet Wilson's son as well as Jefferson Byrd, candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, 3rd Congressional District.

Several Republican candidates running for state and local offices also will be on hand to speak with the public.

Free hot dogs


Democratic Candidates for Los Alamos County Council Participate in Economic Roundtable

on September 13, 2012 - 7:50pm

Democratic Party of Los Alamos County Chair Mike Wheeler introduces panelists from left, Democratic Council candidates Michael Redondo, Pete Sheehey and Kristin Henderson who participated in a roundtable event this evening at Democratic Party Headquarters, 140 Central Park Square, in which the sole topic of discussion was the economy. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

"We need to be a town that works for all of us," Council candidate Kristin Henderson said. "If we have a vision for Los Alamos ... that helps us prioritize."

"In my 26 years living in Los Alamos, I have seen small

Luján Joining Richard for Local Door Knocking Saturday

on September 13, 2012 - 11:41am

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján will join the Democratic Party of Los Alamos County and New Mexico House of Representatives Candidate Stephanie Garcia Richard for door-to-door voter outreach at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 in Los Alamos.

Campaign volunteers and Democratic activists will gather at the new Democratic Party of Los Alamos Headquarters to listen to Luján make remarks about the importance of the upcoming election and to give words of encouragement to volunteers.

Afterwards, Richard and Luján will knock on doors in Los Alamos to speak to voters about their respective campaigns.

“In the


Democratic Council Candidates to Discuss Los Alamos' Economy: Diversity, Jobs and Future

on September 10, 2012 - 1:28pm

DPLA News:

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos invites the community to hear a discussion among the three Democratic candidates running for Los Alamos County Council.

The discussion will take place from 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Democratic Party Headquarters, 140 Central Park Square.

Candidates Kristin Henderson, Michael Redondo and Pete Sheehey will discuss the topic of Los Alamos' economy: diversity, jobs and the future.

The Democratic Party Headquarters entrance faces the large parking lot that borders Nectar Street and 15th Street.


Heather Wilson Coming to LAMC to Discuss Heathcare Reform

on September 10, 2012 - 1:05pm

GOP News:

Republican U.S. Senatorial candidate Heather Wilson is set to meet with medical professionals from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Los Alamos Medical Center. 

The topic to be discussed at the meeting is concern over healthcare reform.

Individuals working in the medical field are encouraged to attend. The meeting is open to the public.

RSVP to Dr. Lisa Shin at 695-9622 or JoAnn Johnson at 662-7981.