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The Line: Updates And Surprises In New Mexico Politics

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August 17, 2018 – There were some surprise announcements in New Mexico politics this week. Former Gov. Gary Johnson announced that he was jumping into the New Mexico U.S. Senate race, replacing Aubrey Dunn in the Libertarian spot on the ballot. And Democratic ex-governor Jerry Apodaca, father of former gubernatorial candidate Jeff Apodaca, announced his endorsement of Republican Steve Pearce in the governor’s race.

Producer Sarah Gustavus and this week’s Line panelists discuss these and other updates, and reflect on voter interest in the midterm elections.

Further reading:

Scathing audit says after-the-fact changes used to ‘correct’ coalition spending

Line Panelists:

Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC

Dan Boyd, capitol bureau chief, Albuquerque Journal

Carolyn Carlson, reporter, The Weekly Alibi

Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP

The Line: What’s Next After The 2018 Primaries

The Line Primary Results

June 15, 2018 – We didn’t get to everything we wanted to cover last week on the 2018 primary elections. Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists continue the conversation and discuss what races they will be following in the months leading up to the general election.