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1:05 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Voters in Santa Fe, Rio Rancho Go to Polls

Voters in Rio Rancho and Santa Fe are going to the polls today to select city councilors and vote on charter amendments and bond issues.  Polls close at 7pm tonight.  Rio Rancho voting info.  Santa Fe voting info

KRQE-TV reports the Rio Rancho ballot includes nine amendments to the city charter and three city council positions.  In Santa Fe, voters will decide 4 city council seats along with choosing whether to approve bonds that would fund river drainage projects, a new fire station, and an expansion of city police department headquarters.  If approved, the bonds would result in a 2-point-6 percent increase in property taxes.