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February 28, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel wrapped up their insights into the just-finished legislative session last week, and now move on to what’s next in New Mexico politics: election season. All 112 seats in the state Legislature – both the House and the Senate – are on this year’s ballot. With pre-primary conventions coming up in March for both Republicans and Democrats, The Line looks ahead at key races and possible outcomes.

Line Panelists:
Diane Denish, former NM lieutenant governor
Dan Foley, former state representative
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law
Diane Snyder, former state senator 

For Further Reading:

Conservative Dems look to weather progressive uprising — Santa Fe New Mexican 

With session over, election comes into focus — Albuquerque Journal 

The legislators (so far) who aren’t running for reelection — NM Political Report 

As session ends, state GOP ‘declaring war’— Santa Fe New Mexican 

Candidate Quits Amid Investigation — Santa Fe Reporter