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Elections Analysis

November 5, 2021 – The Line panel digs into Tuesday’s election results in races around the state. Both Albuquerque and Santa Fe re-elected their progressive, incumbent mayors. How will Mayor Keller navigate a second term in Albuquerque with a more conservative city council? And what was the key for Alan Webber in Santa Fe as he sailed to a clear victory? The panel also digs into the decisive decision on a publicly funded soccer stadium in Albuquerque and what’s next for New Mexico United.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Dan Foley, former House Minority Whip
Michael Bird, former President, American Public Health Association
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican    

For More Information:

Webber headed toward a second termSanta Fe New Mexican

Abeyta’s surprise loss shakes up city councilSanta Fe New Mexican

Stadium bond sinks, but voter turnout risesSource New Mexico

Keller wins reelection; stadium bond failsNew Mexico Political Report

Contentious ABQ races yield high turnoutAlbuquerque Journal