Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Power Of Commission In Balance.

Byline: Arley Sanchez Journal Staff Writer

Three of Five Board Seats at Stake

If it ain't broke, don't fix it, the Valencia County Democratic Party chairman says; but the Republican chairman says it's been broke and people are fed up.

Democratic Party boss Filo "Bobo" Sedillo and Republican head Mike Merrell have, as can be expected, opposite views on what both tout as one of the most important elections facing Valencia County voters in some time.

On Election Day Tuesday, the balance of power is at stake on the County Commission, as three positions are up for grabs on the five-member board.

Democratic incumbents Alicia Aguilar and Al Padilla are facing challenges from Republicans Janet Jarratt and Charles Gallegos, respectively. …

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