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Call For Letters Of Interest To Fill Unexpired Term For Former New Mexico State Sen. Carlos Cisneros

on October 9, 2019 - 3:52pm

Los Alamos County:

The Los Alamos County Council is seeking Letters of Interest from those interested in filling the unexpired term of State Senator Carlos Cisneros, who passed away recently.

The Council, together with the Commissions of Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, and Taos Counties, has the responsibility of providing the Governor with the name of a recommended individual for the position.

The Council plans to take action on this matter at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at its Council meeting in Council Chambers.

Letters of interest should include the individual’s name, address, job/organization if applicable and one or two pages detailing “why” they believe they are a good choice to fill the vacancy.

Note: Letters must be received no later than 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7.

The letters and a sworn Affidavit that the candidate meets the necessary qualifications should be  submitted to the County Manager’s Office, 1000 Central Ave, Ste. 350, Los Alamos, NM 87544.

The Affidavit listing the qualifications can be found online at or at the County Manager’s Office.

Any individual submitting a Letter of Interest must attend the Council meeting Nov. 12 and be prepared to respond to questions from Councilors.

The individual selected by the Governor will fill Cisneros’ term, which expires Dec. 31, 2020.