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Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014 8:00 pm | Updated: 12:54 pm, Mon Jan 27, 2014.

Two candidates with vastly different backgrounds and track records are competing for the open District 1 seat on the Santa Fe City Council in the March 4 municipal election.

Michael Segura has tailored his campaign in the north-side district around his deep roots in Santa Fe and his knowledge of its neighborhoods. His opponent, Signe Lindell, grew up in Western New York but says she made Santa Fe her home by choice. She has lived in the city since 2000.

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3 comments:

  • Pat Shackleford posted at 8:58 pm on Sun, Jan 26, 2014.

    Pat Shackleford Posts: 974

    "Clear choices" is a bit overstated for such minimal reportage, not to mention (ok, I will) that these two are slim-pickings for "choices". Signe sold signs, and is heartily endorsed by that dog she mugs with at her website. Can't make up a mind with the minimal dirt posted here; let's get these two in the mud-slingin' ring, pronto!

     
  • Donado Coviello posted at 2:56 pm on Sun, Jan 26, 2014.

    Cove Posts: 501

    District 1, Sig and Patti's district, according to the 2010 U.S.Census, has more registered voters than actual adults living there. Don't believe me ask District 2 Candidate Maestas who worked for the Census and who's Federal Judge wife ruled with the City on its gerrymandering during an election and the creation of District 3 as a legal "Minority District."
    District one is a "Dirty District." All the bad Santa Fe municipal politics has stems from the appointment of a District 1 Council seat replacement by a newly elected former District 1 Councilor/Mayor Elect.
    District 1 politics are like the comment below which I believe is not really a Lindell supporter. But it is slimy like district 1 politics and not what it appears to be.
    Take it back from the politician ...Vote no on the Charter

     
  • Carolyn Garcia-Martinez posted at 10:56 am on Sun, Jan 26, 2014.

    CarolynDM Posts: 617

    It's obvious who is better qualified for this position. Lindell is educated, has business sense and experience. Unfortunately in these parts, Northern NM, it's rarely the best qualified candidate who wins. It's the one with the name recognition and the most relatives and patrons. But, being this is the northside, maybe she'll have a better chance.

     

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