San Miguel County Treasurer Alfonso Ortiz won in a landslide over two write-in opponents in the mayor’s race on Tuesday.
He prevailed with 1,537 votes, or 70 percent. Patrick Romero got 388 votes (18 percent), while Daniel Holguin finished last with 294 votes (13 percent).
In Ward 1, Tonita Gurule-Giron won with 257 votes, or 34 percent, beating longtime former City Councilman Macario Gonzalez, who received 219 votes, or 29 percent. Roland Medrano came in third with 209 votes, or 28 percent, and Bruce McAllister fourth with 72, or 10 percent.