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Becoming,
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Our Revolution,
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2018 New Mexico Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


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    from 2018 NM Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Jeff Apodaca (17) New Mexico Democratic candidate for New Mexico Governor
  • Joe Cervantes (9) New Mexico Democratic candidate for New Mexico Governor
  • Michelle Lujan-Grisham (20) New Mexico Democrat
  • Steve Pearce (26) New Mexico Republican candidate for New Mexico Governor
  • Susana Martinez (2) New Mexico Republican Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    New Mexico 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • NPR Fact-Check, "N.M. Governor Pulls National Guard From Border, Citing A 'Charade', " February 6, 2019
  • KRWG TV, "Democratic Candidates Speak at Truth or Consequences Forum," by Michael Hernandez, Feb 9, 2018
  • The Santa Fe New Mexican, "Dems give their take on issues in early gubernatorial forum," by Sami Edge, Jan 23, 2018
  • Las Cruces Sun-News, "Candidate has history of delinquent property taxes," by Daniel J. Chac´┐Żn, Nov. 29, 2017
  • Albuquerque Journal, "Lujan Grisham pushes higher minimum wage," by Dan Boyd, October 18th, 2017
  • Farmington Daily Times, "Four Democrats vying to be next NM governor," by Hannah Grover, Aug. 3, 2017
  • Los Alamos Monitor, "2 candidates stump in LA," by Tris DeRoma, August 2, 2017
  • U.S. News and World Report, "Concealed-Carry Gun Bills Prompt Warning," by Morgan Lee, Aug. 1, 2017
  • Deming Headlight, "Apodaca visits during campaign tour," by Algernon D'Ammassa, July 23, 2017
  • NMPolitics.net, "What If We Invest in New Mexico?", by Jeff Apodaca, July 17, 2017
  • Las Cruces Sun-News, "Steve Pearce to seek New Mexico governor's office," by Jason Gibbs, July 10, 2017
  • NM Political Report, "Las Cruces legislator cites budget, jobs crisis," by Joey Peters, July 7, 2017
  • Las Cruces Sun-News, "Cervantes jumps in to governor's race," by Russell Contreras, July 5, 2017
  • USA Today, "Former media executive enters NM governor's race", by Russell Contreras, May 2, 2017
  • Santa Fe New Mexican, "Jeff Apodaca to run for governor," by Andrew Oxford, May 2, 2017
  • Capitol Ministries, "Pearce: belief in God was central to Founding Fathers," May 2015
  • Albuquerque Journal, "Lujan Grisham addresses NM Legislature", 1/26/2017
  • NMPolitics.net, "Guv signs open conference committee bill," by Heath Haussamen, April 5, 2009

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Support Planned Parenthood; support employer contraceptives.
    Steve Pearce: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy
    Jeff Apodaca: Build international film school in Santa Fe.
    Jeff Apodaca: State reserves can prime pump for new jobs.
    Jeff Apodaca: Use state reserves to boost economy.
Civil Rights
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports marriage equality.
    Steve Pearce: Opposes gay marriage but accepts it as settled law.
Corporations
    Steve Pearce: Trump tax cuts are a shot in the arm to manufacturers.
    Joe Cervantes: Celebrate small business to create job opportunities.
    Joe Cervantes: Corporate tax cuts failed to create jobs.
Crime
    Joe Cervantes: Underfunding, lack of reform leads to more crime.
Drugs
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports medical marijuana and recreational legalization.
    Steve Pearce: Opposes recreational marijuana.
    Jeff Apodaca: Legal pot, in-state tourism can boost economy.
    Steve Pearce: Questions Colorado's model on pot legalization.
    Joe Cervantes: Look into pot decriminalization.
Education
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports universal pre-K; opposes school vouchers.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Expand Pell Grants; lower student loan interest.
    Steve Pearce: Vouchers break link of low-income & low-quality schools.
    Steve Pearce: Cut Pell Grants; no more tax money for colleges.
    Steve Pearce: Competition through choice helps schools.
    Jeff Apodaca: Make state's Pre-K a year-round program.
    Joe Cervantes: Emphasis on testing misguided.
    Joe Cervantes: Expand pre-K to all students.
Energy & Oil
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Limit greenhouse gases, lead on renewable energy.
    Steve Pearce: No one believes the crap about climate change.
    Jeff Apodaca: Fracking ok for now; move away from oil & gas over time.
    Steve Pearce: Must include fossil fuels as well as green energy.
    Jeff Apodaca: Old and new energy industries must adapt.
    Jeff Apodaca: Solar power will bring money & jobs.
    Joe Cervantes: Research snd develop renewable energy.
Environment
    Steve Pearce: Burdensome regulations kill jobs, like logging industry.
Families & Children
    Jeff Apodaca: New jobs must come with sick leave & child care.
Free Trade
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Opposes tariffs & short-sighted trade war.
    Steve Pearce: Opposes tariffs because they hurt our businesses.
    Jeff Apodaca: Supports possibility of trade with southern neighbor.
    Joe Cervantes: The border with Mexico is one of our state's greatest assets.
Government Reform
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Reveal political donors; reverse Citizens United.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: No voter ID laws; no purging of voter rolls.
    Steve Pearce: Supports Citizens United.
    Steve Pearce: Supports voter ID laws.
    Joe Cervantes: Open up legislative committee meetings to public.
Gun Control
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Strengthen background checks; ban assault weapons.
    Steve Pearce: I don't think Gun Control legislation works.
    Steve Pearce: Allow concealed guns across state lines.
Health Care
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Support ObamaCare; keep Medicaid without work requirement.
    Steve Pearce: Repeal & replace ObamaCare; no Medicaid without work.
    Steve Pearce: Repeal & replace ObamaCare.
    Jeff Apodaca: Import foreign generic drugs to lower costs.
Homeland Security
    Steve Pearce: Our military must be second to none.
Immigration
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Withdraw troops from Mexican border: there's no emergency.
    Susana Martinez: Deploy National Guard troops on Mexican border.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports earned path to citizenship for DREAMers and others.
    Steve Pearce: Supports earned path to citizenship over a 10-year period.
    Jeff Apodaca: We're not deporting DACA kids or any other kids.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Fight funding the border wall; advocate for DREAMers.
    Steve Pearce: Need secure border, but human solutions.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Prohibit local law enforcement from enforcing federal law.
Jobs
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Opposes right-to-work law (supports unions).
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Raise minimum wage to $10 now & $12 later.
    Steve Pearce: Enact right-to-work law (no automatic union dues).
    Steve Pearce: Raising minimum wage hurts small businesses.
    Jeff Apodaca: Turn New Mexico around: equal pay for women.
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Increase minimum wage to $10 and then higher in the future.
    Susana Martinez: Vetoed minimum wage law; it would kill jobs.
    Jeff Apodaca: Raise minimum wage, starting at $10.
Principles & Values
    Steve Pearce: Biblical values important for government.
Tax Reform
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Trump tax cuts reward the wealthy & special interests.
    Jeff Apodaca: Invest $1.4B from NM Permanent Fund in jobs plan.
    Jeff Apodaca: Failed to pay property taxes for eight consecutive years.
Technology
    Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Supports Net Neutrality: equal access to Internet.
    Steve Pearce: Net Neutrality rules undermine the free market.
    Jeff Apodaca: More investment in infrastructure & aerospace.
War & Peace
    Steve Pearce: Supports moving forward in Afghanistan.


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