Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Democrats Lead In 2 Commission Races.

Byline: James Yodice And Carolyn Appelman Journal Staff Writers

Justice Center Bond Approval Is Likely

Democrats Daymon Ely and Jack Thomas were ahead Tuesday in their bids for seats on the Sandoval County Commission with 43 of 62 precincts reporting.

Also, a $7.9 million general obligation bond question to build a justice center late Tuesday appeared headed for easy passage with two-thirds of the precincts reporting. The proposed center will include a new sheriff's office and additional courtroom space.

There were seven county races on the ballot Tuesday including three commission seats, clerk and treasurer.

In all races, about 5,200 absentee ballots had yet to be included in unofficial results. …

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