District 2 Curry County commission candidate profiles

Editors Note: The Clovis News Journal asked the Curry County Commission candidates to answer the following questions in 200 words. The answers were edited for grammar and style. The general election is Nov. 4.

District 2 candidate Dan Stoddard initially declined to participate, but submitted his answers on Friday. In an attempt to be fair, we’re reminding readers of District 2 candidate Benny Adams’ answers, which were first published Oct. 12.

District 2


Daniel J. Stoddard

Age: 48

Occupation: Owner of Fairhaven Assisted Living Facility

Previously held public office: None

• What should be done to address staffing, security and administration issues at the county jail?

We need to do everything in our power to keep Curry County safe. That means taking a deep look into how we are doing things now and what can we do better.