Today, Ed Gillespie is holding two business roundtables with New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez. Gillespie must really be asking for any help he can get in Virginia, because Gov. Martinez’s economic record is bleak. Here’s a peek:
New Mexico ranked 47th in job creation in 2016.
New Mexico was ranked 47th in economic growth in 2017.
Among young adults, the state ranked dead last in economic growth.
In 2017, New Mexico’s unemployment rate was the second highest in the nation, at 6.7%
Between 2013 and 2017, New Mexico dropped 9 spots in quality of life measures.
In 2017, New Mexico was ranked the 9th worst state to live in.
New Mexico lagged in infrastructure, ranked 38th in the country
And if the data weren’t enough, Donald Trump, Gillespie’s biggest fan, even called out Gov. Susana Martinez for “not doing […]Read more after the jump.