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5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel dives into the key races in the primary election and dissects the recent barrage of attack ads. Former weatherman Mark Ronchetti and State Representative Rebecca Dow are airing targeted ads, both claiming to be more closely aligned to Donald Trump than their opponent. The Panel explores the effectiveness of those tactics, and the heated race for the democratic nomination for Attorney General.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law
Dan Foley, former New Mexico state representative
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican

For More Information:

Ronchetti Enjoys Big Lead Over GOP Rivals – Albuquerque Journal

GOP Gubernatorial Debate Heats Up in Final Minutes – Santa Fe New Mexican

GOP Attack Ads Heat Up as Primary Nears – The Paper

This segment is part of our Your New Mexico Government project, a collaboration between KUNM radio and New Mexico PBS. Support for public media provided by the Thornburg Foundation.