2) A. Daniel Salinas won the mayoral election by 84 votes earlier this month. He’s also been charged with electoral fraud and extortion. He was accused of trying to ensure victory with a compromising video of his opponent. He's required to avoid city hall and other city employees, as per conditions of his release from jail.
3) D. Skandera has been under fire for her push to grade schools in the state. Some critics argue that her plan lacks incentives for helping Hispanic students, who for years have fallen behind the state's Anglo students. They also say she didn't consult with bilingual education experts. David Briseño, who's on the state's Hispanic Education Advisory Council, says Skandera acts likes she's here to save the state, which is part of a colonial attitude.
4) B. The state's chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against a Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school. The suit says 15-year-old Shantelle Hicks was asked to stand up at an assembly while the counselor and the director alerted her classmates that she was pregnant. She was also kicked out, according to the ACLU, but readmitted when the civil rights organization told the school that was illegal.