Politics

Today is Primary Election Day – There is No Wrong Place to VOTE

Today, June 5 is Primary Election Day and Voter Convenience Centers (polling locations), are set up across Los Alamos County and available to all registered voters regardless of precinct.

Voter Convenience Centers are designed to give voters more flexibility on Election Day since they are not constrained to a specific polling location.

Voter Convenience Centers are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at: 

  • Los Alamos Community Building, 475 20th St.
  • White Rock Fire Station #3, 129 N.M. 4
  • Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Dr. (Kelly Hall)

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Bun Ryan Honored at JFK Banquet

Bun Ryan. Photo by Karen Kendall/ladailypost.com

By Kristen Lasky

It does not seem to be a stretch to say U.S. President John F. Kennedy and Bernard “Bun” Ryan, a Los Alamos Living Treasure, Pierotti’s Clowns softball player and long-time Democrat, share more than a few similarities.

It’s not just the political affiliation. Civic work, community responsibility and profound impacts are other parallels. Plus, Ryan worked on Kennedy’s election campaign. So it seems fitting that the Los Alamos Democratic Party would honor Ryan with a JFK Banquet Democratic


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Early Voting Officially Ends as Final Ballot is Cast

Christopher Montoya casts the final ballot at 5:59 p.m. Saturday at Fire Station 3 in White Rock officially closing the chapter on the Early Voting election cycle for 2012. Montoya, 20, is a Los Alamos High School graduate, too young to vote in the last election. “It was exciting to be able to vote but I was a little worried because it was so close to 6 p.m.,” he said. Early Voting ended at 6 p.m. Saturday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Christopher Montoya fills out the final ballot Saturday evening just before the doors closed, officially closing the 2012 Early Voting cycle.


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Hearing Forces NM Secretary of State to Obey Law

By Cynthia B. Hall, Candidate for PRC

Chief Judge Barbara Vigil of the First Judicial District Court of New Mexico will hear arguments at 4 p.m. today (May 31) from publicly-funded PRC Candidate Cynthia B. Hall and others concerning whether New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna J. Duran should release matching funds as required by state law. 

Hall hopes for a decision today on the Temporary Restraining Order and Amended Petition for Writ of Mandamus she filed over the last week. 

This hearing has the potential to remedy the damage the Secretary of State has done to Hall and other publicly-financed


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