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August 21, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel respond to the interview with Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver and Valencia County Peggy Carabajal on voting.  They look at the difference between automatic mailing of absentee ballots vs. automatic mailing of ballot applications. They discuss the current upheaval in the U.S. Postal Service and give their insights and opinions on the expected avalanche of mail-in ballots for the November elections.   

Host: Gene Grant 

Line Panelists: 
Serge Martinez, Professor, UNM School of Law  
Edmund E. Perea, attorney and public safety analyst 
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator  

For More Information: 
New Mexico Secretary of State Home Page  
Post Office Chief Suspends Controversial Changes Until After Election – NPR 
Election Officials Attempt to Ease Fears of Mail-In Voting Delays in New Mexico  – KOB4 
New Postmaster Hasn’t Yet Met Election Officials About Mail-In Ballot Concerns – NPR