Roosevelt County ballot, precincts

Editor’s note: Sample ballots are different for each precinct; state offices and hospital board positions appear only on ballots for the precincts their districts include.

President and Vice President of the United States
• Barack Obama and Joe Biden, Democrat
• John McCain and Sarah Palin, Republican
• Cynthia McKinney and Rosa Clemente, Green Party
• Chuck Baldwin and Darrell Castle, Constitution Party
• Ralph Nader and Matt Gonzalez, Independent Party
• Bob Barr and Wayne A. Root, Libertarian Party

U.S. Senator

• Tom Udall, Democrat
• Steve Pearce, Republican

U.S. Representative, District 3

• Ben R. Lujan, Democrat
• Daniel K. East, Republican
• Carol Miller, Independent

Justice of the Supreme Court

• Charles W. Daniels, Democrat

State Senator, District 42

• Gay G. Kernan, Republican

State Senator, District 27

• Stuart Ingle, Republican

State Representative, District 63

• Matt Rush, Republican
• Jose Campos, Democrat

State Representative, District 66

• Keith Gardner, Republican

State Representative, District 67

• Craig L. Cosner, Democrat
• Dennis J. Roch, Republican

District Judge, Ninth Judicial District

• Drew D. Tatum, Democrat

District Attorney, Ninth Judicial District

• Matthew E. Chandler, Republican

Public Education Commission, District 9

• Carolyn Kennedy Shearman, Democrat

County Commissioner, District 2

• David C. Sanders, Republican

County Clerk
• E. Janet Collins, Democrat

County Treasurer
• Mickie M. Williams, Republican

Probate Judge
• Mark B. Paternoster, Democrat
l Barbara A. George, Republican

Non-partisan Judges
Vote yes or no for each judge

• Shall Patricio M. Serna be retained as Supreme Court Justice?
• Shall Jonathan B. Sutin be retained as Court of Appeals Judge?
• Shall Stephen K. Quinn be retained as District Judge, Ninth Judicial District, Div. 1?
• Shall Teddy L. Hartley be retained as District Judge, Ninth Judicial District, Div. 3?
• Shall Robert S. Orlik be retained as District Judge, Ninth Judicial District, Div. 4?
• Shall David P. Reeb Jr. be retained as District Judge, Ninth Judicial District, Div. 5?

Roosevelt General Hospital Board, District 5

• Bill Rice
• Lonnie Alexander

Constitutional Amendments and Bonds
Vote “for” or “against”
Constitutional Amendment 1

Proposing an amendment to Article 12, Section 15 of the Constitution of New Mexico to increase the size of certain school boards to nine members and conduct the election by mail-in ballot or as otherwise provided by law.

Constitutional Amendment 2
Proposing an amendment to Article 10, Section 1 of the Constitution of New Mexico to allow for midterm salary increases for county officers.

Constitutional Amendment 3

Proposing an amendment to Article 5 of the Constitution of New Mexico to require confirmation of cabinet secretaries at the beginning of each term of a governor.

Constitutional Amendment 4

Proposing to amend Article 7, Section 1 of the Constitution of New Mexico to allow school elections to be held at the same time as non-partisan elections.

Constitutional Amendment 5
Proposing an amendment to Article 5 of the Constitution of New Mexico to provide that, in the case of a vacancy in the office of lieutenant governor, the governor shall fill the vacancy by appointment with the consent of the Senate.

Bond Question A
The 2008 Capital Projects General Obligation Bond Act authorizes the issuance and sale of senior citizen facility improvement, construction and equipment acquisition bonds. Shall the state be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed fourteen million, seven hundred twenty-five thousand dollars ($14,725,000) to make capital expenditures for certain senior citizen facility improvements, construction and equipment acquisition projects and provide for a general property tax imposition and levy for the payment of principal of, interest on and expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds and the collection of the tax as permitted by law?

Bond Question B
The 2008 Capital Projects General Obligation Bond Act authorizes the issuance and sale of library acquisition bonds. Shall the state be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed eleven million nineteen thousand dollars ($11,019,000) to make capital expenditures for academic, public and tribal library acquisitions and provide for a general property tax imposition and levy for the payment of principal of, interest on and expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds and the collection of the tax as permitted by law?

Bond Question C

The 2008 Capital Projects General Obligation Bond Act authorizes the issuance and sale of health facility improvement bonds. Shall the state be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed fifty-seven million nine hundred twenty-five thousand dollars ($57,925,000) to make capital expenditures for cancer research and treatment facilities, other statewide and regional health facilities, educational facilities for statewide dental services and public health and behavioral health facilities and provide for a general property tax imposition and levy for the payment of principal of, interest on and expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds and the collection of the tax as permitted by law?

Bond Question D

The 2008 Capital Projects General Obligation Bond Act authorizes the issuance and sale of higher educational and special schools capital improvement and acquisition bonds. Shall the state be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed one hundred forty million on hundred thirty-three thousand dollars ($140,133,000) to make capital expenditures for certain higher educational and special schools capital improvements and acquisitions and provide for a general property tax imposition and levy for the payment of principal of, interest on and expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds and the collection of the tax as permitted by law

Voting Precincts
Precinct 1: Portales High School-A (201 Knoxville)

Precinct 2: Valencia Elementary (1415 S. Globe)

Precinct 3: Causey Community Center (418 Ave. A, Causey)

Precinct 4: Dora School (401 Ave. B, Dora)

Precinct 5: Elida Schools (901 N. Church St., Elida)

Precinct 6: Floyd Community Center (1572 N.M. 267, Floyd)

Precinct 7: Jake Lopez Community Center-A (County Fairgrounds)

Precinct 8: Lindsey School-A (1216 W. Ivy)

Precinct 9: Greyhound Arena (Eastern New Mexico University)

Precinct 10: R.M. James Elementary (701 W. 18th St.)

Precinct 11: Memorial Building-A (7th and Abilene)

Precinct 12: Portales Public Library (218 S. Ave. B)

Precinct 13: First United Methodist Church-A (200 S. Ave. C)

Precinct 14: University Baptist Church (1012 W. 15th St.)

Precinct 15: Calvary Baptist Church (1101 W. 18th St.)

Precinct 16: Lindsey School-B (1216 W. Ivy)

Precinct 17: Jake Lopez Community Center-B (County Fairgrounds)

Precinct 18: Portales High School-B (201 Knoxville)

Precinct 19: Greyhound Arena (Eastern New Mexico University)

Precinct 20: Memorial Building-B (7th and Abilene)

Precinct 21: First United Methodist Church-A (200 S. Ave. C)