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Political News

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Political News

GOP Opens Local Headquarters Tuesday

on September 3, 2012 - 8:41pm
GOP News:
The Republican Party of Los Alamos County announces that its new headquarters will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4.
The local GOP headquarters is at 1362 D-1 Trinity Dr., which is north of Viola's Restaurant.
Voter registration will be available at the headquarters as well as material and information on Republican candidates.

Stephanie Garcia Richard Campaigns in District 43

on September 2, 2012 - 3:12pm
Stephanie Garcia Richard, Democratic candidate for New Mexico House District 43, speaks with voters during a community breakfast Saturday in La Cienega. Courtesy photo

Candidates React to Firefighters' Union Endorsement

on September 1, 2012 - 12:14pm

ELECTION 2012 News: 

By Carol A. Clark

Incumbent County Council candidate Vincent Chiravalle and Council candidate Pete Sheehey have responded to request for comment from the Los Alamos Daily Post following Friday's announcement by the Los Alamos Firefighters Association - IAFF Local 3279, that its membership elected to endorse them as well as House Dist. 43 candidate Stephanie Garcia Richard for the November General Election:

Vincent Chiravalle

"I am happy and honored to receive the endorsement of our firefighters.

Democratic Party Celebrates New Headquarters Monday

on September 1, 2012 - 10:58am
Community members who attend Monday's grand opening celebration of the Democratic Party of Los Alamos 2012 headquarters, 140 Central Park Square, will have an opportunity to taste and vote for the best new flavors of Ruby K's gourmet cupcakes. Courtesy/DPLA



The Democratic Party of Los Alamos is hosting a grand opening celebration noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3 of its new headquarters at 140 Central Park Square.
Welcoming remarks will take place at 2 p.m.

GOP Convention Takes Center Stage on NM In Focus

on August 30, 2012 - 11:37pm

at 7 p.m. Friday,  Aug. 31  on Ch. 5.1
The program repeats 5 p.m. Saturday on Ch.9.1 and 7 a.m. Sunday on Ch. 5.1

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, the Republican National Convention in Tampa has taken center stage in the political world. NMIF checks in with Gov. Susana Martinez from the convention, gathering her thoughts on its highpoints and on her prime-time speech Wednesday. The Line opinion panel will analyze Martinez’s performance. Panel regular and RNC delegate Jamie Estrada reports back from the convention hall.

Secret Service Agent Left Loaded Handgun in Bathroom of Romney Plane

on August 30, 2012 - 10:00am


From an NPR Tweet:

A secret service agent accidentally left her gun inside the lavatory of Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign plane.

CBS News reports that the loaded gun was found by one of its reporters who was travelling with the Republican presidential nominee from Tampa to Indianapolis, Ind., where Romney was scheduled to deliver a speech.

CBS adds:

"A member of the Secret Service on board the plane was informed and retrieved the gun.

UPDATE: County Shares Letters of Interest

on August 30, 2012 - 8:17am

UPDATE: The Los Alamos County Administrator's Office has made available the Letters of Interest submitted by seven local residents who want to be considered to fill a vacancy on the Los Alamos County Council.  Click HERE to view the letters.

Staff report: 

The following Los Alamos County residents submitted letters of interest to fill a vacancy on the Los Alamos County Council created earlier this month by the resignation of Ron Selvage:

  • Edward R. Birnbaum - Former NMSU Faculty/Former LANL Employee - Democrat;
  • John L. Bliss - Works at LANL - Republican;
  • Stephen T.

Gov. Susana Martinez: In America, Everything is Possible [Video]

on August 30, 2012 - 7:24am

Watch New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez as she addressed the Republican National Convention Wednesday night: