With early voting underway and the general election days away, the New Mexico's race for governor is in the national spotlight. New Mexico In Focus Correspondent Gwyneth Doland interviews democrat gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Governor Diane Denish. Also, listen to an interview with democrat candidate for Land Commissioner Ray Powell. The Line panelists also weigh in on the importance of the Latino vote in this year's midterm elections.

New Mexico in Focus airs Friday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. and repeats Sunday, Oct. 31 at 6:30 a.m. on KNME, Channel 5.1. The show can also be seen on KNME's Digital Channel 9.1 on Saturdays at 5 p.m.

• Lt. Governor Diane Denish, Gubernatorial Candidate (D)
• Ray Powell, Land Commissioner Candidate (D)

Guest Panelists
• Larry Ahrens, Former Talk Radio Host, KKOB Radio
• Peter St. Cyr, Blogger, New Mexico Word for Word

The Line Panelists
• Sophie Martin, managing editor, DukeCityFix.com and Laura E. Sanchez, former executive director, New Mexico Democratic Party

NMiF Correspondent
• Gwyneth Doland, editor, NewMexicoIndependent.com

• Gene Grant, Weekly Alibi Columnist

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New Mexico in Focus is produced by Kevin McDonald and Kathy Wimmer and closed captioning has been made possible by a gift from Mrs. Elspeth G. Bobbs.

** Editor's Note: Republican candidate Susana Martinez has yet to accept similar requests for an interview with KNME. Additionally, Republican Land Commissioner candidate, Matt Rush, was scheduled to appear but cancelled.

Media Contact: Evy Todd, (505) 277-1218; e-mail: etodd@knme.org