Debate at KRWG-TV in Las Cruces on May 22 for Statewide Broadcast
Las Cruces, New Mexico- The candidates for the Democratic nomination for New Mexico Governor will debate at KRWG-TV on May 22 at 1:00 p.m. The one-hour debate will be held in the KRWG-TV studios at Milton Hall on the New Mexico State University campus. The debate will air on May 22 at 7:00 p.m. on KRWG-TV and on New Mexico PBS, Ch.5.1 in Albuquerque. Repeat broadcasts will take place on Saturday, May 24 at 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 25 at 11:00 a.m. on KRWG-TV. KENW-TV in Portales will broadcast the debate on May 29 at 7:00 p.m.
The debate will be moderated by KRWG Director of Content Fred Martino. Martino stated, “KRWG is proud to present this statewide opportunity to hear the candidates’ positions on a wide range of issues. Public policy coverage is a critical service provided by public media in New Mexico.”
The New Mexico primary election takes place on June 3. Absentee voting by mail began on May 6. Early in-person voting begins on May 17. Early voting ends on May 31. New Mexico is a closed primary state; as a result, only registered Democrats and Republicans may vote in the primary.