Saguache News – April 2

Meet The Candidates for Tuesday Election

On Saturday, March 31 a Meet The Candidates event was held as an opportunity for voters to get to know their Board of Trustees and Mayor options for TOMORROW’s Saguache Town election on Tuesday April 3. The event was sponsored by the Saguache Chamber of Commerce and Saguache Today was there to record the event so that voters who did not have an opportunity to attend may inform themselves about the candidates and what they stands for including their approach to leadership. So #InCaseYouMissedIt, click play or watch the video directly on the Saguache Today You Tube channel.

The Town Election will be held on Tuesday, April 3 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Saguache Town Hall. So, it’s time to Meet Your Candidates! According to Iris Garcia, the Saguache Town Clerk, who is charged with coordinating town elections, the following is the list of the candidates as they will appear on the ballot.

Saguache Town Hall post

The Saguache Town Hall is located at 504 San Juan Avenue. Photo: Saguache Today/Kathy Bedell

First, up are the Town Trustee Candidates. The top five – out of seven – vote getters will fill the five (of 6!) open Trustee positions. According to the Town of Saguache website, some of those terms are for two years, and some are for four years. Officers can serve a total eight consecutive years. Municipal elections are non-partisan.

  • Terry Michael Gillette 
  • Randy Arredondo 
  • Amber Wilson 
  • Loren J. Aldrich 
  • Janice Torrez 
  • Timothy H. Chittum 
  • Wyoma J. Hansen

Candidates for Mayor of Saguache

The following list of candidates was acquired from the Town’s Clerk Iris Garcia:

  • Elvie M. Samora
  • Michael Ray Wheeler
  • Write In Candidate: Julian Miller 

Saguache Today will be reporting the April 3 elections results as they become available from the Town Clerk. For additional information about the Town of Saguache elections, call the Town Clerk’s Office, 719-655-2232, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or email The Saguache Town Hall is located at 504 San Juan Avenue. 

Meet Candidates Town Saguache Today

The Meet The Candidates event for the upcoming election to determine the Mayor and five Town Trustees was well attended in anticipation of the April 3 Election. The political forum is sponsored by the Saguache Chamber of Commerce. Photo: Saguache Today/Kathy Bedell




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