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Republican candidate for Lt. Governor, Michelle Garcia Holmes, met in Silver City Tuesday afternoon with local Republicans. Garcia Holmes told the crowd that she was looking forward to running on the same ticket with New Mexico Republican Congressman Steve Pearce, currently representing New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District, who is running for governor.

Garcia Holmes is opposed in the Republican primary by Mark Yule of Taos. Pearce does not face opposition in the primary, to be held June 5.

m laneyMaurine Laney is announcing her bid for re-election to the office of Magistrate Judge Grant Division 1 in Silver City.

Judge Laney began her career in the Magistrate Court in 1992 as a Court Clerk and worked her way up through the ranks to become Court Manager in 2004 where she remained until her election to office in 2011. With more than 25 years of experience, she has held every position offered in the Magistrate Court. Her extensive knowledge of the inner-workings of the court, combined with her working knowledge of the state statutes and judicial rules of procedure, has made her a strong asset to the magistrate court.

Throughout two terms in office, Judge Laney has continued her education by attending numerous trainings, workshops, and courses offered by the Judicial Education Center of New Mexico and the National Judicial College. During her first year in office, she was elected to the New Mexico Magistrate Judges Association Board of Directors and has served on the board for the last 7 years. Judge Laney was selected to be a member of the Judicial Education Center’s training team in 2011 and has taught a number of courses covering such topics as Advanced Civil Case Procedures, Landlord Tenant Issues, Handling Domestic Violence Cases, New Judges Training, and Ethics.

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