New Mexico State Profile

Election Schedule

Presidential/State Primary:2016-6-7

Election Vitals

Governor:Susana Martinez (R) unable to seek re-election 2018 due to term limits
Senator:Tom Udall (D) re-election 2020
Senator:Martin Heinrich (D) re-election 2018

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 48.1%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 50.5%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 36.7%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 54.9%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 39.2%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 59.7%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 46.9%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 51.9%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 45.9%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 37.3%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 49.2%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 41.9%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 47.9%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 47.8%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 49.1%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 49.8%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 56.9%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 41.8%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 53.0%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 42.8%

Previous Election Results, other races

1996 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pete Domenici Republican 357,171 64.7%
Art Trujillo Democratic 164,356 29.8%
Abraham Gutmann Green 24,230 4.4%
Bruce Bush Libertarian 6,064 1.1%
1996 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Art Trujillo Democratic 84,721 70.6%
Eric Treisman Democratic 35,363 29.4%
1998 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gary Johnson Republican 271,948 54.5%
Martin Chavez Democratic 226,755 45.5%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin Chavez Democratic 82,147 48.1%
Gary King Democratic 51,847 30.4%
Jerry Apodaca Democratic 16,303 9.6%
Robert Vigil Democratic 10,483 6.1%
Reese Fullerton Democratic 5,800 3.4%
Ben Chavez Democratic 4,127 2.4%
2000 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeff Bingaman Democratic 363,744 61.7%
Bill Redmond Republican 225,517 38.3%
2000 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Redmond Republican 43,780 60.4%
Steve Pearce Republican 15,628 21.6%
William Davis Republican 13,083 18.0%
2002 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Richardson Democratic 268,674 55.5%
John Sanchez Republican 189,090 39.0%
David Bacon Green 26,465 5.5%
2002 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Sanchez Republican 55,102 58.5%
Walter Bradley Republican 33,216 35.3%
Robert Burpo Republican 3,864 4.1%
Gilbert Baca Republican 1,979 2.1%
2002 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Pete Domenici Republican 314,193 65.0%
Gloria Tristani Democratic 168,863 35.0%
2002 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gloria Tristani Democratic 109,084 77.7%
Francesca Lobato Democratic 31,228 22.3%
2006 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Richardson Democratic 384,806 68.8%
John Dendahl Republican 174,364 31.2%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Richardson Democratic 107,720 100.0%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
J.R. Damron Republican 52,888 100.0%
2006 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeff Bingaman Democratic 394,365 70.7%
Allen McCulloch Republican 163,826 29.3%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeff Bingaman Democratic 115,198 100.0%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Allen McCulloch Republican 29,592 51.0%
Joseph Carraro Republican 18,312 31.6%
David Pfeffer Republican 10,070 17.4%
2008 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Udall Democratic 505,128 61.3%
Steve Pearce Republican 318,522 38.7%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Udall Democratic 141,629 100.0%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Steve Pearce Republican 57,953 51.3%
Heather Wilson Republican 55,039 48.7%
2010 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Susana Martinez Republican 321,219 53.4%
Diane Denish Democratic 280,614 46.6%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Diane Denish Democratic 108,302 100.0%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Susana Martinez Republican 62,006 50.7%
Allen Weh Republican 33,727 27.6%
Doug Turner Republican 14,166 11.6%
Pete Domenici Jr. Republican 8,630 7.1%
Janice Arnold-Jones Republican 3,740 3.1%
2012 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin Heinrich Democratic 395,717 51.0%
Heather Wilson Republican 351,260 45.3%
Jon Barrie Indep amer 28,199 3.6%
2012 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin Heinrich Democratic 83,432 58.9%
Hector Balderas Democratic 58,128 41.1%
2012 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Heather Wilson Republican 63,631 70.0%
Greg Sowards Republican 27,214 30.0%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Susana Martinez Republican 293,443 57.2%
Gary King Democratic 219,362 42.8%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gary King Democratic 43,918 35.0%
Alan Webber Democratic 28,406 22.7%
Lawrence Rael Democratic 24,878 19.8%
Howie Morales Democratic 17,863 14.3%
Linda Lopez Democratic 10,288 8.2%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Susana Martinez Republican 64,413 100.0%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Udall Democratic 286,409 55.6%
Allen Weh Republican 229,097 44.4%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Udall Democratic 113,502 100.0%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Allen Weh Republican 41,566 63.0%
David Clements Republican 24,413 37.0%

State Demographics

Population 2,085,538
Percentage White 71.9%
Percentage Black 2.1%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 9.2%
Percentage Asian 1.3%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 3.2%
Percentage Other Race 12.2%
 
Percentage Hispanic 47.0%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 39.7%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 1.8%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 2.0%
 
Median Household Income $42,558
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 32.2%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 20.8%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 7.6%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 16.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 75.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.1%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 14.1%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 41.7%
Percentage with a College Degree 26.1%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 35.6%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 23.5%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 9.1%
 
Unemployment rate 6.8%
Unemployment figures as of 2015-10
Unemployment Monthly Change 0.0%
 
Percentage Married Couples 45.4%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 16.4%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.4%

Last updated 12:16am July 31, 2016