March 27, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists look toward the possibility of holding an all-mail primary election. Many volunteers for an election are seniors, who are of course among the most vulnerable to the coronavirus; would a mail-in ballot alleviate that risk? The Line thinks out-of-the-box for dealing with upcoming elections.
Line Panelists: Lonna Atkeson, UNM Political Science professor Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR Laura Sanchez, attorney
For Further Reading:
No plans to delay primaries, and SOS encourages vote by mail — NM Political Report
New Mexico encourages mail-in balloting amid virus concerns — Associated Press