The Line: Crowded Democratic Race For CD1 Seat

First Congressional District

May 18, 2018 – Pat Davis, a candidate in the Democratic primary for the 1st Congressional District, released a campaign ad this week in which he stated “F— the NRA.” Do you think that ad helped or hurt his campaign? Davis says he wanted to start a dialogue about gun violence in the United States. Did he accomplish that goal? Host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists share their reactions.

For Further Reading:

NM congressional candidate: “F*** the NRA” – Albuquerque Journal
https://www.kob.com/politics-news/congressional-candidate-responds-to-profane-ads-backlash/4905333/?cat=500 – KOB
Race for House seat heats up between Democrats as early primary voting nears – KRQE
Candidates flock to race for open congressional seat – Albuquerque Journal

Line Panelists:
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB
Sophie Martin, attorney
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator

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