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April 16, 2021 – The Line wades into the special election to replace Deb Haaland in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District. Republican candidate Sen. Mark Moores and Democratic candidate Rep. Melanie Stansbury are the two main contenders, but they are also joined by other names on the ballot – notably Libertarian party nominee Chris Manning and well-known independent Aubrey Dunn. The opinion panel talks about the political landscape as candidates enter a dash-to-the-finish election season. 

Gene Grant 

The Line Opinion Panel: 

Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR  
Cathryn McGill, NM Black Leadership Council  
Laura Sanchez, attorney 

For More Information: 
Six Contenders Vie for Congressional District 1 Seat – The Santa Fe New Mexican 
6 Candidates Qualify to Appear on Ballot in June Special ElectionKRQE 
Ballot Finalized for CD1 Race – Albuquerque Journal