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New Report Explores Upcoming State Redistricting Process

State Redistricting

November 22, 2019 – The U.S. Census count is underway here in New Mexico and the results of that count will impact the redrawing of political boundaries for the next decade. A new report published on New Mexico in Depth takes a look at the sordid history of redistricting processes in our state, including concerns about secrecy and political bickering. NMiF contributor and UNM Communication and Journalism Department instructor Gwyneth Doland authored the report, and shares some of the highlights.

Matt Grubs, NMiF senior producer

Gwyneth Doland, UNM Communications and Journalism Dept.


For Further Reading:
Struggle, Chaos, Litigation, Great Cost: NM RedistrictingNew Mexico in Depth

Executive Summary: Redistricting NM 2021 – Study by Gwyneth Doland, UNM Communications and Journalism Department

Redistricting NM 2021 Report – Study by Gwyneth Doland, UNM Communications and Journalism Department




The Line: Journalists Make Predictions About Big Stories To Watch in 2019

Top Stories 2018

January 4, 2019 – 2019 will be a pivotal year for New Mexico. For starters, we have a new Governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham. And, we’re also looking at more than a billion dollars in new money in the state coffers. The upcoming 60-day legislative session will no doubt dominate the headlines early on in 2019, but there are plenty of other important stories to pay attention to as well. Host Gene Grant and a special Line panel of all working journalists lay out some predictions for the New Year, and preview some of the issues and people that will dominate their work in the year to come.


Line Panelists:
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican
Mary Hudetz, reporter, Associated Press
Andy Lyman, reporter, New Mexico Political Report
Jeff Proctor, reporter, Santa Fe Reporter and New Mexico in Depth

For Further reading:
Lawmakers Prepare for Spike in New Bills