margin of 959 for and 384 against. Thus allowing the Deming District to continue qualifying for state matching funds.
The funds were not a new tax and are used to maintain buildings and capital improvements around the district.
For the Deming School Board Election... in District One: Three term board member and incumbent David McSherry lost to Ronald Wolf. Wolf had 249 votes to McSherry’s
In District Two: Five candidates were vying for the open position… and John Sweetser won the seat by picking up 149 votes.
The other candidates… Fred Metcalf with 94 votes… Phillip Skinner 79 votes… Kenneth Perea with 34 votes and Micky Hamilton Jr
Luna County officials said a total of 1,364 voters went to the polls out of a possible 12, 658.
That’s a local voter turnout of 10.78 percent.
All results are unofficial until canvassed.