ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The five Democrats seeking their party’s June 3 nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Susana Martinez in the general election offered similar views on how to grow the state’s economy and improve social services during a forum held Saturday in Albuquerque.
The Democratic candidates for governor – Attorney General Gary King, state Sen. Linda Lopez, state Sen. Howie Morales, government administrator Lawrence Rael and entrepreneur Alan Webber – focused most of their criticism on Martinez’s handling of the state since her 2010 election. They avoided any kind of criticism of one another during the forum sponsored by the state Democratic Party.
Where they offered details about state issues, the five Democrats showed they largely agree.