FARMINGTON — The polls opened at 7 a.m. this morning for school board elections across the county. The polls close at 7 p.m.

In Aztec, Mitch Waggoner is running unopposed in District 1, Christina L. Lillywhite is running unopposed in District 2 and Robert James Dusenbery, Jr. is the write-in candidate for District 3.

Voting is underway at Aztec Schools Administration Building and the Flora Vista and Cedar Hills fire stations.

The polling places are convenient centers for all school district except the Central Consolidated School District, which means Farmington, Aztec and Bloomfield residents can cast a ballot at any of the voting places in their district.

In Bloomfield, Karen A. Ransom is running against Bruce Armenta in District 2. Cecelia Chiquito, Eric S. Smith and Dawn A. Moore are vying for District 4. Veronica Desbah Tso and Ben Woody, Jr. are competing for District 5.

Bloomfield residents can cast a ballot at Blanco Elementary School, Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Community School, Huerfano Chapter facilities and the Bloomfield Cultural Center.

In Farmington, Robyn R. Hoffman is running unopposed for District 2 and William R. Young is running unopposed for District 3.

All Farmington voters must go to the San Juan County Clerk's Office in Aztec.

The clerk's office has organized traditional polling places for Central Consolidated School District voters based on where they live within the district.


Central Consolidated School District

Board member candidates

*Randy Manning - District 1

*Fred Hatathlie - District 1

*Christina Aspaas - District 4

*Irene Blue Eyes Claw - District 4

Polling places

For precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 and a portion of Precinct 20 within school district:

*Ruth Bond Elementary School
# 5 Road 6575, Kirtland

*Central Schools Business Office
South of U.S. Hwy. 64 - Old Shiprock High

*Nenahnezad Chapter Facilities Chapter Facilities
Between Road 6675 and N36, Fruitland

*Newcomb Elementary School
NM #56.5 U.S. Hwy. 491, Newcomb

For Precincts 14 and 16 within district and portion of Precincts 17 and 18 within board District 5:

*Burnham Chapter Facilities
12 miles east of U.S. Hwy. 491 on Navajo Route 5 and .5 miles south on Navajo Route 5080

For portion of Precinct 8 within board District 5:

*Sanostee Chapter Facilities
9 miles west of U.S. Hwy. 491 on Indian Service Route 34

For Precincts 9 and 13:

*Naschitti Elementary School
U.S. Hwy. 491, Drawer F, Naschitti