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The Line: Control Of NM’s House of Representatives Up For Grabs

1216 Line House Races

October 19, 2018 – There are 39 contested seats in the New Mexico House of Representatives, and all 70 House seats appear on the November ballot. Will there be a “blue wave” as some are predicting, or will the GOP reclaim the control it lost in 2016?  Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists look at the legislative elections and the potential shakeup in the Roundhouse.

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Giovanna Rossi, president, Collective Action Strategies; host, The Well Woman Show

Further Reading:

Doña Ana County’s early vote surge

New internet ad threatens to soften Democratic support in northern NM

Second Congressional District Candidate Xochitl Torres-Small

Xochitl Torres Small

October 19, 2018 –  For a closer look at the upcoming race for the Second Congressional District, Fred Martino of Public TV Station KRWG in Las Cruces sat down with the democratic candidate Xochitl Torres-Small to talk about some of the big issues in the race, and why she wanted to run.  Her opponent, Yvette Herrell, has not made herself available for an interview to date. The winner of the race will replace republican Steve Pearce, who is running for Governor.  We show an excerpt of Ms. Torres-Small’s interview; the full interview can be seen here:

Xochitl Torres-Small (D), Second Congressional District Candidate