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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

Expanding Degree Options In Native & Chicano/Chicana Studies At UNM

chicano studies credit antonia gonzales

May 4, 2018- Academics at the University of New Mexico see much interest and value in offering degree programs in Native American, and Chicana and Chicano studies at the higher learning institution, especially in the Southwest where there are a number of tribes and a high Hispanic population. Educators say recognizing the populations at UNM leads to student success and makes important strides for students of color.

Correspondent Antonia Gonzales sits down with UNM educators Lloyd Lee, associate professor of Native American Studies, and Irene Vasquez, department chair and professor of Chicana/Chicano Studies.