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Ellis challenging Hicks for District Attorney

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For Janet Ellis, a Republican candidate hoping to replace incumbent Janetta Hicks as New Mexico’s District Attorney for the Fifth District, the decision to run for office can be traced back to when she graduated from the University of Montana School of Law at age 50.
“I will tell you this,” Ellis said. “Anyone who graduates from law school at that age has to be a very determined person. Without question, I think it proves that you’ll finish what you start.” … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.
After graduating from law school, Ellis was put in touch with former District Attorney Tom Rutledge. Soon after, Ellis began working for Rutledge as a prosecutor.
According to Ellis, a resident of Carlsbad, it was Rutledge who first told her that she should get involved with her community.

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