Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

South County Needs Services, Candidates Say.

Byline: Miguel Navrot Journal Staff Writer

Rural Issues Called Unlike Santa Fe's

The three candidates for Santa Fe County Commission District 5, Jack Sullivan, Xubi Wilson and Roger X. Lenard, agreed on a number of issues Oct. 24.

In particular, they all agreed that more can be done for south-county residents.

All three Republican, Democrat and Green met for a debate that covered topics from water availability to growth to what color chile each candidate prefers.

The candidates also reached consensus, to one degree or another, on the need for a citizens jail oversight board, against promoting prison work as a local industry and on demands for county services closer to residents of Eldorado and other points miles away from Santa Fe. …

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