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AP-NM--New Mexico Coverage Advisory, NM

November 6, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Mexico. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 505-822-9022 or apalbuquerque@ap.org

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. All times are Mountain.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Democrats try to flip the state’s only Republican-held seat in Congress in a key border district as Debra Haaland vies for a seat that represents New Mexico’s most populous area. If she wins, she would become the first Native American woman in Congress. By Russell Contreras. SENT: 880 words. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the night Tuesday. Photos.

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— ELECTION 2018-STATE RACES-NEW MEXICO: Democratic incumbents defend statewide races for New Mexico attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer with open competition for state land commissioner. Republicans fight an uphill battle in the House of Representatives.

ELECTION 2018-SENATE-NEW MEXICO

Libertarian Gary Johnson puts major parties on edge in the three-way race for a Democrat-held Senate seat. By Morgan Lee. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the night Tuesday, 700 words and photos.

ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Democrats try to flip the state’s only Republican-held seat in Congress in a key border district as Debra Haaland vies for a seat that represents New Mexico’s most populous area. If she wins, she would become the first Native American woman in Congress. By Russell Contreras. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the night Tuesday, 700 words and photos.

ELECTION 2018-SENATE-NEW MEXICO

Libertarian Gary Johnson puts major parties on edge in the three-way race for a Democrat-held Senate seat. By Morgan Lee. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the night Tuesday, 700 words and photos.

ELECTION 2018-NAVAJO PRESIDENT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Voters on the country’s largest American Indian reservation are choosing between two seasoned politicians to become their next president. By Felicia Fonseca. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the day and night, with photos.

MIGRANT CARAVAN

MEXICO CITY — Thousands of Central Americans dreaming of getting to the United States streamed into Mexico’s capital and bedded down in a sports stadium on the eve of U.S. midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has made the migrant caravan a central issue. By Sonia Perez D, Mark Stevenson and Maria Verza. SENT: 900 words, photos.

SPORTS:

BBO--GM MEETINGS

CARLSBAD, Calif. — As baseball general managers gather for the start of their annual meetings, teams and players wonder whether last year’s slow free-agent market was an aberration or signaled a shift. By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 800 words, by 9 p.m. EST.

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