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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: The Heat Is On In New Mexico’s Governor’s Race

1209 Line Governor's Race

August 31, 2018 – We’re days away from Labor Day, which traditionally signals the ramping up of political races.  A recent poll by the Emerson College in Boston shows a close race between U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce in their bid to become the state’s next governor.

Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists look at polls and predictions regarding New Mexico’s gubernatorial race.

Line Panelists:

Michael Bird, public health consultant

Justine Fox-Young, former state representative

Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR

Stephanie Maez, executive director of ProgressNow New Mexico