Santa Fe County just sent a news release looking for a replacement for Rep. Stephen Easley, who died last month. His replacement will serve the remainder of his term and run for election next year.
Easley's District 50 includes parts of four counties -- Santa Fe, Bernalillo, Torrance and Valencia. The county commissions of all four will nominate someone and Gov. Susana Martinez will chose among them.
Santa Fe's County Commission will select a nominee at its Sept. 24 meeting.
Here's the news release:
Santa Fe County is Seeking Individuals to Nominate for State Representative District 50 Santa Fe – September 3, 2013 - The Santa Fe Board of County Commissioners (BCC) is seeking individuals to nominate for State Representative District 50. Representative Stephen Easley passed away on August 16, 2013, leaving the district vacancy.
Individuals interested in being considered, by law must be at least 21 years of age, live within the District (Santa Fe, Bernalillo, Torrance or Valencia Counties) and cannot currently hold an Office of Trust or Profit with State, County or National government at the time of qualifying. Individuals seeking nomination do not need to be of the same party as Rep. Stephen Easley.
Santa Fe County will be accepting letters of interests and resumes until noon, Monday, September 9, 2013. The Letter of Interest should include:
Why you would like to serve as a state representative and how you plan to incorporate the interest of the entire district.
Interested residents will need to submit a resume and letter of interest to:
Katherine Miller, County Manager
Santa Fe County Manager’s Office
102 Grant Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87501