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2013 School Board Member Election

Information from the 2013 school board election for districts 3, 5, 6 and 7.

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    Questions and More Information

    Voter Registration
    Anyone with questions on voter registration issues is encouraged to visit the Bernalillo County Clerk’s web site for more information and resources.

    New Mexico School Boards Association
    Candidates are encouraged to visit the New Mexico School Boards Association for more information.

    Rules for Campaigning
    APS has specific rules about campaigning on or near school property. Go to Policy K06 for details.

    More Information
    For questions or more information, please email APS Board and Constituent Services at or call (505) 880-3737.

    For information about:

    Contact the Bernalillo County Clerk at:

    One Civic Plaza NW 6th Floor
    Albuquerque, NM 87102-9854

    Phone: (505) 243-8683

    Board Member Candidate Requirements

    The next election for APS school board members will be in 2015 for districts 1, 2, and 4. Anyone filing as a candidate for a school board member position must meet the following criteria:

    • Be a registered voter
    • Be 18 years of age or older
    • Not be a convicted felon
    • Physically reside in the school board district for which the individual is a candidate
    • Physically reside in the school board district to be represented at the time the APS Board of Education votes on the proclamation acknowledging the upcoming election. This proclamation must be approved by the APS Board of Education by November 30 preceding the election. School board candidates must reside in the school board district for which they are running before the proclamation is approved. Check with APS Board of Education Services at 880-3737 or to find out the exact date when the proclamation will be scheduled on an APS Board of Education agenda.
    • Note: An employee with Albuquerque Public Schools who has filed as a candidate for a school board member position and is elected to that position must resign as an employee to serve on the Board of Education. APS Board of Education Policy GB12 and New Mexico State Statute 22-5-5.

    In addition to the legal qualifications for school board member candidates, elected members of the APS Board of Education must commit to:

    • Two regular board meetings per month
    • Special board meetings when called (usually two per month)
    • Additional meetings such as executive meetings, briefings and others as needed
    • Regularly scheduled committee meetings per month of the board such as Policy and Instruction; Finance and Audit; District and Community Relations; and Capital Outlay, Property and Technology. Contact the APS Board of Education office at 880-3737 or to find out the exact schedules of meetings.
    • Professional trainings
    • Other considerations as circumstances warrant
    • Per diem for regular, special and committee meetings ($85 per meeting; possible mileage if meetings are held outside of the Albuquerque area)
    • No other APS compensation

    APS Board of Education Code of Ethics
    View the complete School Election Law Statutes

    Candidate Information

    School Board District 3 Candidates

    Candido Arturo Archuleta, Jr.

    Lorenzo L. Garcia

    Leah E. Persons

    School Board District 5 Candidate

    Steven Michael Quezada

    School Board District 6 Candidates

    Angela L. Gonzales Carver

    Donald R. Duran

    Paula Maes

    David Robbins

    School Board District 7 Candidates

    Larry A. Langley

    David Eugene Peercy

    Maps of School Board Districts

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