Republican Yvette Herrell plans 2020 run for Congress | KOB 4
Advertisement

Republican Yvette Herrell plans 2020 run for Congress

Republican Yvette Herrell plans 2020 run for Congress

The Associated Press
May 07, 2019 06:24 AM

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) - Republican Yvette Herrell promises a different campaign against Democratic Congresswoman Xochitl (ZOH'-cheel) Torres Small in 2020 after facing criticism for avoiding debates.

Advertisement

Herrell, who lost to Torres Small in 2018, told the Hobbs News-Sun she has hired New Mexico consultants and plans to debate the Democrat.

Herrell is seeking the GOP nomination for a rematch with Torres Small. But she will have to first defeat fellow Republican Chris Mathys, a Las Cruces businessman.

The former state lawmaker faced criticism during the 2018 race for refusing to participate in any televised debates against Torres Small in what was a closely watched contest in southern New Mexico.

Herrell says scheduling conflicts prevented her from participating in debates but television stations said Herrell never gave alternative dates.

___ Information from: Hobbs News-Sun, http://www.hobbsnews.com

(Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Credits

The Associated Press

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement


Advertisement

Advertisement


Gov. Lujan Grisham says law enforcement has to enforce new red-flag law

Autopsy confirms body found in Arizona is missing Farmington woman

Study: Balloon Fiesta had $186 million economic impact in Albuquerque area

Educators learn about new ways to teach STEAM

Parents seek justice for 16-year-old son who was accidentally shot and killed