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March 19, 2021 – Deb Haaland’s historic confirmation as the next Interior Secretary of the United States means there will have to be a special election to replace her in the U.S. House of Representatives. But, before that can happen on June 1, the central committees of the state’s political parties will choose the candidates.  Gene Grant and The Line panelists discuss party front runners and look at their hopes for the newly minted Interior Secretary. 

Gene Grant 

The Line Opinion Panel: 
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima public relations  
Dede Feldman, former state senator    
Eric Griego, former state senator  
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator 

For More Information: 
Madam SecretaryIndian Country Today 
Here’s Who’s Running to Replace Deb HaalandThe Paper. 
Special Election Set for June 1 to Fill Vacated House SeatAssociated Press