Election results: Brumfield elected mayor; Alcohol to be sold on Sunday

CNJ staff

The final, unofficial results of the election according to city clerk’s offices:

All regional New Mexico results reported; All area Texas municipalities have reported with the exception of Bailey County

Clovis votes include all absentee votes and polling locations with a total voter turn out of 33 percent.

Mayor
• Tim L. Ashley – 897
• Gayla D. Brumfield – 1,941
• Gloria P. Wicker – 544
• Rudy Kumar – 381
• Mario J. Martinez – 259
• R.L. “Rube” Render – 1,256

City Commission
District 1
• Rosalie L. Riley – 669
• Randal S. Crowder – 1,524

District 2
• Ben L. McDaniel – 442
• Fred Travis Van Soelen – 604

District 3
• Fidel M. Madrid – 238
• Robert O. Sandoval – 350

District 4
• Chris Bryant – 1,059
• David R. Briseno – 306

Ballot question
Shall Sunday sales of alcoholic beverages by the drink for consumption on the licensed premises of licensees be allowed in this local option district?
• For – 2,966
• Against – 2,298

Grady
Total votes: 16
Councilor
(Two four-year at-large positions)
• Kathy Edwards – 13
• Mae Szaloy – 16

Melrose
Total votes: 150
Councilor
(Two four-year at-large positions)
• Tuck N. Monk – 81
• Hulin P. (H.P.) Cargile – 101
• Stephen Moulds (write-in) – 46

Councilor
(One two-year term)
• Darrel L. Bostwick – 77
• Michael Jacobs (write-in) – 64

Texico:
Total of 35 votes
Councilor
(Two four-year at-large positions)
• Jerry Bradley — 32 votes
• Doug Scioli — 30 votes

De Baca County
Fort Sumner
Total votes: 69
Councilor
(Two four-year at-large positions)
• Mary E. Segura – 63
• Selestino J. Lovato – 64

Municipal judge
(One four-year term)
• Martha Sena – 61

Roosevelt County
Portales
Total voter turnout of 487; 8 percent of the city’s 5,983 registered voters.

Councilor
(One four-year term)
Ward A
• Alfredo Bachicha Jr. – 31

Ward B
• Gary Watkins – 101
• Michael Martinez – 42

Ward C
• Donald K. Shafer – 94

Ward D
• Michael Miller – 124
• Keith Thomas – 95

Elida
(Two at-large positions)
• Manuel Jasso – 52
• Glen Schattschneider – 33
• Floyd Jones – 25

Floyd
(Two at-large positions)
• Colin Chandler – 10
No one ran for the other vacancy so the mayor and three other councilors will have to look for someone to appoint, Village Clerk Toni Whitecotton said.

Dora
Total votes: 13
(Two at-large positions)
• Jack Manis – 12
One seat on the village council is vacant, nobody ran and will have to be filled by appointment.

Texas Primary
PARMER COUNTY
Farwell, Texas
U.S. President
REPUBLICAN
Rudy Giuliani: 1
Fred Thompson: 5
Ron Paul: 9
Mitt Romney: 7
Hoa Tran: 0
Alan Keyes: 3
Mike Huckabee: 386
Hugh Cort: 0
John McCain: 395
Duncan Hunter: 2
Uncommitted: 5
DEMOCRAT
Bill Richardson: 6
Joe Biden: 2
Hillary Clinton: 367
Christopher J. Dodd: 1
John Edwards: 8
Barack Obama: 248

U.S. Senator
REPUBLICAN
John Cornyn: 595
Larry Kilgore: 124
DEMOCRAT
Rhett R. Smith: 64
Richard J. (Rick) Noriega: 173
Gene Kelly: 155
Ray McMurrey: 92

U.S. Representative, District 19
REPUBLICAN
Randy Neugebauer: 682
DEMOCRAT
Dwight Fullingim: 277
Rufus Mark: 166

State Senator, District 31
REPUBLICAN
Kel Seliger: 1,268

State Representative, District 88
REPUBLICAN
Warren Chisum: 1,234

District Attorney, 287th Judicial District
REPUBLICAN
Kathryn Horton Gurley: 662

County Attorney
REPUBLICAN
Jeff W. Actkinson: 638

County Sheriff
REPUBLICAN
Randy Geries: 704

County Commissioner, Precinct No. 1
REPUBLICAN
Kirk Frye: 243

County Commissioner, Precinct No. 3
REPUBLICAN
Ronald Byrd: 189
DEMOCRAT
Michael Haseloff: 125

County Tax Assessor-Collector
DEMOCRAT
Bobbie K. Pierson: 498

REPUBLICAN REFERENDUMS
IMMIGRATION:
Ballot Question: Federal, state and local officials should be required to enforce U.S. immigration laws in order to secure our borders.
YES: 682
NO: 20

PHOTO ID
Ballot Question: The Texas Legislature should make it a priority to protect the integrity of our election process by enacting legislation that requires voters to provide valid photo identification in order to cast a ballot in any and all elections conducted in the state of Texas.
YES: 651
NO: 53

CONTROLLING GOVERNMENT GROWTH
Ballot Question: Every governmental body in Texas should be required to limit any annual increase in its budget and spending to the combined increase of population and inflation unless it first gets voter approval to exceed the allowed annual growth or in the case of an official state of emergency.
YES: 612
NO: 62