Preliminary 2014 municipal election results

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A field of 33 candidates in five local municipalities duked it out for mayoral, council and judge seats across Valencia County today. Below are the preliminary results; an official canvass will be done by each municipality at a later date. For comments from the candidates, be sure to pick up the March 6 edition of the News-Bulletin.

City of Belen

Mayor

Jerah Cordova – 572

Wayne Gallegos – 477

Council

Darleen Aragon – 488

Frank Ortega – 550

Audrey Vallejos (I) – 473

Judge

Gilbert Garcia – 305

Kathy Savilla (I) – 480

Ernest Benji Torres – 256

 

Village of Los Lunas

Mayor

Charles Griego – 1,130

Robert Vialpando (I) – 508

Council – District 2

Paul Gabriel Luna – 113

Gino Romero – 242

Lawrence T. Valenzuela – 129

Council – District 4

Richard Lovato (I) – 151

Paulette S. Montoya – 242

Judge

Avilio Chavez – 729

Frank Alex Gonzales Jr. – 255

Eulogio E.J. Jaramillo – 177

Henry Perea (I) – 469

 

City of Rio Communities

Mayor

Mark Gwinn (I) – 437

Michael Vallejos – 385

Council

Richard Garcia – 331

John W. Pope – 305

Cyndi Sluder (I) – 483

Frank Stasi (I) – 405

Judge

Heather Benavidez (I) – 503

George Moscona – 313

 

Village of Bosque Farms

Council

Russell Walkup (I) – 40

William Kennedy (I) – 47

 

Town of Peralta

Council

Four-year term

Paul Kinzelman – 28

Michael Leon Otero (I) – 199

Joseph Romero (I) – 191

Two-year term

Kori Taylor (I) – 115


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