This week on New Mexico in Focus, panelists take a look back at Election Day, specifically voting problems in Rio Rancho as hourlong lines raise questions about the need to reform the state's voting system in Sandoval County.

New Mexico PBS' one hour public affairs show New Mexico in Focus airs Fridays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 7 a.m. on Channel 5.1. The show can also be seen on New Mexico PBS Channel 9.1 on Saturdays at 5 p.m.

Also this week, New Mexico Democratic party chairman Javier Gonzales talks about his party's strategy in the 2012 elections and priorities moving forward, co-producer of Ken Burn's "The Dust Bowl" Julie Dunfey sits down with Gene Grant and the American Graduate Series returns with the APS Dual-Language Learning Program.

Julie Dunfey, co-producer, "The Dust Bowl"
* Javier Gonzales, chairman, Democratic Party of New Mexico

Guest Panelists:
Trip Jennings, New Mexico in Depth

Line Panelists:
Jamie Estrada, former U.S. Commerce Department official
* John Wertheim, former Democratic Party of New Mexico
* Dan Foley, former New Mexico House Republican Whip

Matt Grubs

Gene Grant

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