Tuesday at 5 p.m. is the day to get on the ballot for several county elections and two legislative seats.
Anyone wanting to run must file papers in the office of the County Clerk at the Valencia County Courthouse in Los Lunas on Tuesday, March 19, by 5 p.m.
The primary election will be held on June 4 and the general election on November 5.
The following seats are up for election:
County sheriff, county assessor, county commissioner district 1 (now held by Frank Pando), county commissioner district 3 (now held by Helen Baca), three magistrates, probate judge, state representative district 8 (now held by Fred Luna) and 7 (now held by Kandy Cordova).
There is a $50 charge to run for county offices.
Anyone running for magistrate and House of Representatives must have petitions ready with signatures, determined by the Secretary of State, County Clerk Tina Gallegos said.
Gallegos said that when the applications are received Tuesday, there will be a drawing for positions on the ballot.
Deadline to the News-Bulletin for submitting an announcement that you are a candidate is 5 p.m. Monday, March 25.
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