Forum planned for 5 Democratic governor hopefuls

Created: 04/28/2014 7:36 AM
By: The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - New Mexico's five Democratic candidates for governor will gather for a campaign forum in Albuquerque hosted by the state Democratic Party.

The forum is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nativo Lodge. The event is open to the public, and comes a month before the June 3 primary election.

Democratic Party spokesman David Harwell says candidates will be asked questions about several subject areas. Each candidate will answer the same question, and the candidates will make short opening statements.

The primary winner will oppose Republican Gov. Susana Martinez in the general election.

Seeking the Democratic nomination are Attorney General Gary King, Sens. Linda Lopez and Howie Morales, former government administrator Lawrence Rael and Santa Fe businessman Alan Webber.

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