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Los Alamos Daily Post News Team

on June 5, 2012 - 9:21pm

The Los Alamos Daily Post news team presented up to the minute coverage of Tuesday's Primary Election live from the Justice Center in downtown Los Alamos.

The team published vote totals as they came in from the Los Alamos County Clerk's office throughout the evening, streamed video interviews with the candidates and published photos of election night activities on ladailypost.com.

The Los Alamos Daily Post election night news team included from left, Greg Kendall, Salvador Zapien, Bonnie Gordon, Karen Kendall and Publisher Carol A. Clark (seated.) Photo by Sharon Stover.

 

 

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Los Alamos Attorney, George Chandler

on June 5, 2012 - 9:11pm
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Check our "Social" page for Breaking State / Nation News

on June 5, 2012 - 8:44pm

Check our Social page for breaking state and national news. We are monitoring news source breaking tweets and will "re-tweet" them to our social page.  Click the social button in our menu at the top each page to see the latest breaking news statewide and nationally.

For example: TV Networks are predicting Walker will win his recall election in Wisconsin.

Early & Preliminary June 5th Votes Not Including White Rock

on June 5, 2012 - 8:40pm
   Early Voting SubtotalJune 5th  Comm. CenterJune 5th  White RockJune 5th  Trinity on HillPreliminary Total
        
DemPresidentBarrack Obama578301 1961075
        
DemUS SenateMartin Heinrich487238 163888
  Hector Balderas14597 50292
        
DemUS Rep # 3Ben R. Lujan561279 1791019
        
DemJudge - Court of AppealsMonica Zamora434210 134778
  Victor Lopez10964 41214
        
DemState Senate #5Richard Martinez219144 82445
  Alfredo Montoya176126 95397
        
DemState Senate #6Carlos Cisneros15017 4171
        
DemState Representative #43Stephanie Richard551267 1821000
        
DemPRC Brad Gallegos5121 20
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County Council Candidate Marc Clay

on June 5, 2012 - 8:25pm

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Early Voting & June 5 Community Center Votes

on June 5, 2012 - 8:23pm
   Early Voting SubtotalJune 5th  Comm. CenterJune 5th  White RockJune 5th  Trinity on HillPreliminary Total
        
DemPresidentBarrack Obama578301  879
        
DemUS SenateMartin Heinrich487238  725
  Hector Balderas14597  242
        
DemUS Rep # 3Ben R. Lujan561279  840
        
DemJudge - Court of AppealsMonica Zamora434210  644
  Victor Lopez10964  173
        
DemState Senate #5Richard Martinez219144  363
  Alfredo Montoya176126  302
        
DemState Senate #6Carlos Cisneros15017  167
        
DemState Representative #43Stephanie Richard551267  818
        
DemPRC Brad Gallegos5121  72
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Scenes From Tonight's Primary Election

on June 5, 2012 - 8:12pm

County Council Candidate Pete Sheehey discusses the issues with the Los Alamos Daily Post in the lobby of the Justice Center this evening. Photo by Salvador Zapien


Jeff Casados and his wife Magistrate Court Judge Pat Casados check out the early returns posted in the Justice Center lobby by County Clerk Janet Foster. Photo by Salvador Zapien

A crowd begins to gather as returns come in for the 2012 Primary Election. Photo by Salvador Zapien

County Council Chair Sharon Stover talks about her run for Los Alamos County Clerk. Photo by Salvador Zapien

Los Alamos County Clerk Janet Foster
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County Council Chair Sharon Stover

on June 5, 2012 - 8:00pm

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Early Voting & Mail-In Preliminary Results

on June 5, 2012 - 7:50pm

Early Voting and Mail-in Preliminary Results brought to you from the Election Center at the Justice Center.  Results from today's voting not available yet.

   AbsenteeMail-in Early Voting Comm. CenterEarly Voting  White RockSubtotal
        
DemPresidentBarrack Obama9042317129578
        
DemUS SenateMartin Heinrich8539254109487
  Hector Balderas2088136145
        
DemUS Rep # 3Ben R. Lujan9242295132561
        
DemJudge - Court of AppealsMonica Zamora7133230100434
  Victor Lopez1795429109
        
DemState Senate #5Richard Martinez48201483219
  Alfredo Montoya31111322176
        
DemState Senate #6Carlos
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Los Alamos County Council Candidate, Pete Sheehey

on June 5, 2012 - 7:40pm

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Magistrate Judge, Pat Casados

on June 5, 2012 - 7:29pm
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Los Alamos County Councilor, David Izraelevitz

on June 5, 2012 - 7:20pm
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Los Alamos County Clerk, Janet Foster

on June 5, 2012 - 7:12pm
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Dave Sutton, KRSN AM 1490 Owner at the Justice Center

on June 5, 2012 - 7:03pm

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Campaigners in Los Alamos

on June 5, 2012 - 2:36pm

Today is Primary Election Day.  Here is a view of a couple of campaigners in Los Alamos. We aren't sure what the Los Alamos County sign code (or future sign code) says about this type of mobile sign, but it draws your attention.

Submitted by Lynn Strauss on her iPhone.

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

on June 5, 2012 - 11:43am

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)

Below is a listing of candidates as shown

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Video from the Senate Democratic Primary Debate: Balderas vs Heinrich

on June 4, 2012 - 8:23pm

By Greg Kendall

If you missed last night's Senate Democratic Primary Debate between Hector Balderas and Martin Heinrich, your in luck. You can watch the entire debate at the KOAT 7 website.

For some interesting election eve analysis, including a review of the debate, check Joe Monahan's New Mexico Politics blog.

Bun Ryan Honored at JFK Banquet

on June 3, 2012 - 11:39pm

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.

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Early Voting Officially Ends as Final Ballot is Cast

on June 3, 2012 - 9:28am

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

on June 1, 2012 - 12:06am

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

Early Voting Ends Saturday!

on May 31, 2012 - 1:02pm

2012 Primary Election Information:

Los Alamos County Bureau of Elections is reminding registered voters that Early Voting will end on Saturday.

Until then, votes can be cast from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Saturday, June 2 at the Los Alamos Community Building, 475 20th St. or White Rock Fire Station #3, 129 N.M. 4.

Absentee Voting In Person will also end on Saturday.

Until then, votes can be cast from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Friday, June 1 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday June 2 at the Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office, 2451 Central Ave., Suite D.

For more information, visit

Sen. Richard C. Martinez Speaks to Constituents

on May 26, 2012 - 11:40am

Column by Sen. Richard C. Martinez

I want to thank all of my constituents living in Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Sandoval and Santa Fe counties for the warm receptions I received along the campaign trail. 

I have been ill recently, so I will probably not be able to see a lot of you who live in the areas I planned to visit before election day.

As I met with some of you, we talked about topics related to our daily lives and we shared ideas about them.

As we move forward in the next few years, we will need to find solutions for issues like:

  • ­       Balancing environmental concerns with
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Candidates Address the Issues

on May 26, 2012 - 10:54am

County Council candidates discuss the issues during a forum Thursday at the Los Alamos Research Park hosted by the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and the Monitor. From left, Vincent Chiravalle, Marc Clay, Kristin Henderson, Ken Johnson, Pete Sheehey and Roger Waterman. Courtesy photo 

House District 43 candidate Stephanie Garcia Richard, at left, was among audience members at Thursday's forum. Monitor Publisher Keven Todd, at right, served as moderator. Courtesy photo  
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Column by Dist. 5 Senate Candidate Alfredo Montoya

on May 26, 2012 - 8:53am

Column by Alfredo Montoya

I have been honored, in recent weeks, to appear before voters in Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties to debate the issues with my opponent for the District 5 State Senate seat.

I am anxious to appear in public with him so that you can learn about the differences between us.

I am confident that I can win your trust in fair debate.

Yesterday evening, my opponent and I were asked to continue the discussion we began at the Los Alamos League of Women Voters forum, albeit in Espanola.

I was extremely disappointed because, even though theRio Grande Sun called this

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First John F. Kennedy Banquet Set for June 2

on May 23, 2012 - 9:40pm

DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF LOS ALAMOS News:

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will host its first JFK Banquet 6-9 p.m., Saturday June 2 at the Best Western Hilltop House.

Local baseball legend Bun Ryan is the featured guest.

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan is the at the Keynote Speaker. A special video will be shown of U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman honoring Bun Ryan.

The cost is $50 per person or reserve a table of eight for $350.

A delicious three course meal will be served with your choice of beef tenderloin or vegetarian crepes with dinner salad, baked potato, rolls and chocolate cheesecake.  

The

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