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The Line: Twists And Turns In The Governor’s Race

Gov Race

November 2, 2018 – Our next governor will have a lot of issues to deal with, and both candidates have their own opinions on handling the budget surplus, reworking the state’s education system, and building relationships with the New Mexico Legislature, to name just a few.  Last-minute money has been pouring into the race for governor and attack ads are everywhere.  Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists look at the race that may turn out to be closer than many first predicted.

Line Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former NM State Senator
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
Diane Snyder, former NM state senator

Further Reading:

Working with the Legislature will be key for next governor’s success

Candidates For Governor In New Mexico Offer Different Plans With Budget Surplus

The Line: The Politics Of Attack Ads And Endorsements

1217 Line Attack Ads

October 26, 2018 – With a little over a week to go before Election Day, candidates are pulling out all the stops in their efforts to win. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss the role attack ads, big-name support, and newspaper endorsements actually play in political races.

Line Panelists:
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Mary Hudetz, reporter for Associated Press
Andy Lyman, reporter for NM Political Report
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP

Further Reading:

Attack ads inundate 2nd Congressional Dist. race

Politics Notebook: New attack ads in race for governor; GOP deletes ‘sexist’ tweet

Political endorsements may have little sway on undecided voters