Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Flood Board Vote Favoring Incumbent.

Byline: Steve Shoup Journal Staff Writer

Newcomer in Early Lead for 2nd Seat

Voting for the Southern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control Authority appeared to favor one incumbent and one newcomer in a field of five late Tuesday.

Voters could vote for two of the five candidates.

Flood board member John Chaney, 53, of Corrales, was leading with 27 of 29 precincts reporting with 49.1 percent of the vote, according to the Sandoval County Clerk's Office.

Newcomer William Chavez, 47, of Corrales, was in the lead for the second position at 40.4 percent in the incomplete results.

Mark Conkling, 59, of Rio Rancho had polled 34. …

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