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The Line: President Trump Want to Win New Mexico in 2020

1309 Line GOP Chances

August 29, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel discuss the GOP’s hope of flipping New Mexico from a blue to a red state in 2020. Despite losing the state by more than 8 percentage points in 2016 (with 9 percent of the vote going to Gary Johnson), the Trump Campaign insists the state is in play for the president, who plans to spend both time and money in the hope of winning over New Mexico.

Line Panelists:
Janice Arnold-Jones, former NM state representative
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, Affirm
Cathryn McGill, NM Black Leadership Council

For Further Reading:

GOP, Trump look to flip N.M. in 2020 – Santa Fe New Mexican

GOP, Trump campaign hope to flip New Mexico in 2020 – KRQE

Will Trump’s 2020 focus on battleground states be enough to lead him to victory? – MSNBC

 

President Trump Supporters Rally in Santa Fe

Trump Rally

June 28, 2019 – New Mexico in Focus was in Santa Fe last Friday for a rally at the Roundhouse in support of President Trump’s bid for a second term in the White House. The president lost New Mexico by more than 8 percentage points in 2016, but insists the state is in play for his reelection campaign.