The Secretary of State’s Office has cautioned both Democrat Maggie Toulouse Oliver and Republican Nora Espinoza in response to complaints.
If both attend, it will mark the first time the Republican and Democratic candidates for secretary of state have participated in the same event.
“I’ve long had a passion for voter rights and voter education and encouraging people to participate in the democratic process,” secretary of state candidate Maggie Toulouse Oliver, a Democrat, said.
“If you register 500 voters in Santa Fe, then others are going to ask why not register 500 voters in Roswell? It becomes a matter of neutrality and even-handedness,” Republican secretary of state candidate Nora Espinoza said.
The student body president favors a merger, while staff at the Counseling Center do not. “A medical operation and a counseling operation are fundamentally different things,” said Corey Vas, the Counseling Center’s associate director.
Efforts to get county and state governments to help haven’t brought the road improvements many residents say they need. Legal issues and money are among the roadblocks the community has encountered. But Vado residents, with CAFé’s assistance, may have recently found help elsewhere.