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By David Stevens
The Staff of The News 

Pages past, Aug. 21: Portales man reaches for governor seat


Last updated 8/20/2022 at 11:30am

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1957: John Burroughs, a Portales peanut processor, announced his candidacy for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in 1958. He pledged a “businessman’s administration” if elected.

Burroughs, 50, was the first man from ei...

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