November 9, 2018 – The trend to elect Democrats and women in the 2018 midterm elections also had its effect on legislative and judicial races in New Mexico. This was especially notable in the Court of Appeals where four Democratic challengers (women) won over Republican incumbents (men) in contested races. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss these and other notable election outcomes, and look forward to how a new governor will need to work with legislators on both sides of the aisle.
Line Panelists: Michael Bird, public health consultant
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Cathryn McGill, founder/director, NM Black History Organizing Committee Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
November 2, 2018 – The midterm election is just around the corner—it’s crunch time for campaigns, parties and civic groups to get out the vote—so it comes down, in part, to voter enthusiasm. Who are the candidates and the parties counting on to vote? With two high-profile Native and Hispanic women on the ballot, are identity politics driving votes? Correspondent Gwyneth Doland discusses voter targeting and turnout with two experts this week.