Tag Archives: New Mexico Legislature

The Line: Middling Score for Lujan Grisham in Online Poll

Michelle Lujan Grisham

May 2, 2019 – A survey by the research company Morning Consult showed a surprising score for first term Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. After winning the election with 57 percent of the vote last year, the poll showed the governor’s approval rating at a so-so 41%. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate possible reasons behind the numbers.

 

Line Panelists:
Mark Boitano, former NM state senator
Martha Burk, political psychologist and women’s issues expert
Julie Ann Grimm, editor, Santa Fe Reporter
Diane Snyder, former NM state senator

For Further Reading:

First public approval ratings show Lujan Grisham above water, but many have no opinion – by Matthew Reichbach, NM Political Report

Lujan Grisham has tepid approval rating in poll – by Dan Boyd, Albuquerque Journal

The Line: Reviewing The Legislative Session

1230 Tone of Legislature

March 22, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists pick winners and losers from the past two months of lawmaking, as Democrats closed the books at the Roundhouse on their first session under a new governor.

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former NM House minority whip
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican
Cathryn McGill, founder/director, NM Black History Organizing Committee

For Further Reading:

Done deal: New Mexico Legislature adjourns – by Andrew Oxford, Santa Fe New Mexican

Governor and Democrats bask in session successes – by Trip Jennings, New Mexico in Depth

 Legislature 2019: Session summary – by Dan McKay and Dan Boyd, Albuquerque Journal

Liberal New Mexico Lawmakers See Friction With Moderates – by Russell Contreras, Associated Press