Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Thomas, Ely Have Edge in Sandoval.

Byline: James Yodice And Carolyn Appelman Journal Staff Writers

Sandoval County

Pair Vying for County Commission Seats

Democrats Daymon Ely and Jack Thomas were ahead Tuesday night in their bids for seats on the Sandoval County Commission, unofficial election results showed 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. …

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