Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lawsuit Ruling Favors Town.

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

Edgewood Councilor To Appeal Decision

The town of Edgewood did not break the law when it posted notices of its municipal elections last year instead of publishing the notices in a newspaper, a state District Court judge ruled Friday.

Edgewood Town Councilor Bob Stearley contended in a lawsuit filed in April that the town's mayoral election which he lost by nine votes to former Mayor Larry Keaty should be thrown out because election notices were not published in a local newspaper.

An earlier ruling in the case stated that Stearley had to contest the entire municipal election, not just the mayoral race. …

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