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New Redistricting Process Takeaways

October 22, 2021 –The Line opinion panel discusses the recent work of New Mexico’s Independent Redistricting Committee. The group has endorsed new maps to send to the state legislature for final approval, but with no obligation attached, will lawmakers give full consideration to the suggestions or simply go their own way? Our panelists give their take and weigh in on the possibility of an Albuquerque neighborhood joining the state’s southern congressional district.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former state senator 
Dan Foley, former NM House minority whip 
Serge Martinez, UNM Law School 

For More Information:

Advisory panel endorses redistricting maps for New Mexico – Associated Press

Advocates laud state’s new approach to decennial redistricting process – Santa Fe New Mexican

Let’s talk redistricting in New Mexico – KUNM


This segment is part of our #YourNMGov project, in collaboration with KUNM radio. Support for public media provided by the Thornburg Foundation.