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Martin Heinrich
Martin Heinrich.jpg
U.S. Senate, New Mexico
In office
January 3, 2013
Term ends
January 3, 2019
Years in position 2
PredecessorJeff Bingaman (D)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 2018
Campaign $$11,963,130
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
U.S. House, New Mexico, District 1
January 3, 2009-2013
Trustee of New Mexico State Natural Resources
Albuquerque City Council
Bachelor'sUniversity of Missouri
OtherUniversity of New Mexico (attended but did not earn degree)
Date of birthOctober 17, 1971
Place of birthFallon, Nevada
ProfessionMechanical Enginner
Net worth(2012) $53,008
Office website
Campaign website
Martin T. Heinrich (b. October 17, 1971, in Fallon, Nevada) is a Democratic member of the U.S. Senate from New Mexico. He is currently serving his first term, having won election to the Senate in 2012.[1][2] He defeated Hector Balderas in the June 5 Democratic primary and defeated Heather Wilson in the November general election.[1][3]

Prior to assuming his seat in the Senate on January 3, 2013, Heinrich served as a member of the U.S. House, representing the 1st Congressional District of New Mexico.

He began his career working as a mechanical engineer at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico. Before he became a congressman, Heinrich served as Albuquerque City Council President and as Natural Resources Trustee for the State of New Mexico.[4]

Heinrich will first come up for re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2018. His term ends January 3, 2019.

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Heinrich is a more moderate left of center Democratic Party vote. As a result, he may break with the Democratic Party line more than his fellow members.


Heinrich was born in Fallon, Nevada. He earned a B.A. from the University of Missouri in 1995 and pursued graduate coursework at the University of New Mexico.[4] Before entering politics, Heinrich worked as a mechanical engineer at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico.[4]


Below is an abbreviated outline of Heinrich's academic, professional and political career:[4]

  • 2013-Present: U.S. Senator from New Mexico
  • 2009-2013: U.S. House Representative
  • 2003-2007: Member of the Albuquerque City Council
  • 1995: Graduated from University of Missouri

Committee assignments

U.S. Senate


Heinrich serves on the following committees:[5]


Heinrich served on the following Senate committees:[6]

U.S. House


Heinrich served on the following committees:[7]

Key votes

113th Congress


The second session of the 113th Congress enacted into law 224 out of the 3215 introduced bills (7 percent). Comparatively, the 112th Congress had 4.2 percent of introduced bills enacted into law in the second session.[8] For more information pertaining to Heinrich's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[9]

National security

Iranian sanctions support

Yea3.png Heinrich voted in support of S Res 65 - A resolution strongly supporting the full implementation of United States and international sanctions on Iran and urging the President to continue to strengthen enforcement of sanctions legislation. The resolution passed in the Senate by a vote of 99-0 on May 22, 2013.[10]

John Brennan CIA nomination

See also: Rand Paul filibuster of John Brennan's CIA Nomination in March 2013

Yea3.png Heinrich voted in support of the confirmation of John Brennan as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The nomination was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 63-34 on March 7, 2013. Most Democrats supported the nomination, while Republicans were somewhat divided with roughly one-third supporting the nomination.[11]


Government shutdown

See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Yea3.png During the shutdown in October 2013, the Senate rejected, down party lines, every House-originated bill that stripped the budget of funding for the Affordable Care Act. A deal was reached late on October 16, 2013, just hours before the debt ceiling deadline. The bill to reopen the government, H.R. 2775, lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[12] The final vote on H.R. 2775 was 81-18, with all 18 votes against the bill from Republican members. Heinrich voted with the Democratic Party for the bill.[13]

Student loan interest rates

Yea3.png Heinrich voted in support of HR 1911 - To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish interest rates for new loans made on or after July 1, 2013. The bill passed in the Senate by a vote of 81-18 on July 24, 2013. The purpose of the bill was to set interest rates for student loans retroactively. Some Democrats split on the bill.[14]

No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013

Yea3.png Heinrich voted in support of HR 325 - A bill to ensure the complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States Government until May 19, 2013, and for other purposes. The bill passed in the Senate by a vote of 64-34 on January 31, 2013. The purpose of the bill was to temporarily suspend the debt ceiling and withhold the pay of members of Congress until a budget could be passed. The vote largely followed party lines with Democrats overwhelmingly supporting it and many Republicans in opposition to the bill.[15]


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Mexico-U.S. border

Nay3.png Heinrich voted in opposition of Thune Amdt. No. 1197 - Requires the Completion of the Fence Along the United States-Mexico Border. The amendment failed in the Senate by a vote of 39-54 on June 18, 2013. The purpose of the amendment was to require the completion of 350 miles of fence described in the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 before registered provisional immigrant status may be granted. It would also require 700 miles of fence be completed before the status of registered provisional immigrants may be changed to permanent resident status. The vote followed party lines.[16]


Defund Affordable Care Act

Nay3.png Heinrich voted in opposition of Cruz Amdt. No. 30 - To prohibit the use of funds to carry out the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The amendment failed in the Senate by a vote of 45-52 on March 13, 2013. The purpose of the amendment was to block funding for the healthcare program. Voting was split along party lines.[17]

Social issues

Background checks on gun sales

Yea3.png Heinrich voted in support of Manchin Amdt. No. 715 - To protect Second Amendment rights, ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and provide a responsible and consistent background check process. The amendment failed in the Senate by a vote of 54-46 on April 17, 2013. The purpose of the amendment was to extend background checks for gun sales to gun shows and internet sales. Five democrats voted in opposition of the amendment, while four Republicans supported it.[18]

Assault weapon ban

Nay3.png Heinrich voted in opposition of Feinstein Amdt. No. 711 - To regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes. The purpose of the bill was to ban the future sale, manufacturing and possession of assault weapons. The amendment failed in the Senate by a vote of 40-60 on April 17, 2013. One Republican voted in support of the amendment while fifteen democrats voted in opposition.[19]

Violence Against Women (2013)

Yea3.png Heinrich voted in support of S 47 - A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. The bill was passed in the Senate by a vote of 78-22 on February 12, 2013. The purpose of the bill was to combat violence against women, from domestic violence to international trafficking in persons. All 22 dissenting votes were cast by Republicans.[20]

Previous congressional sessions

Specific votes

Rep. Heinrich voted for the stimulus bill, which 57 percent of U.S. voters believed either hurt the economy (36 percent) or had no impact (21 percent). Only 38 percent believed the stimulus helped the economy.[21][22] Heinrich also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.[23] According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35 percent supported it.[24]

Heinrich supported the "Cap and Trade" bill.[25] Just after the bill’s passage, 42 percent of likely U.S. voters said that cap and trade would hurt the economy, while 19 percent believed it would help. Only 15 percent said that the bill would have no impact.[26]

Finally, Heinrich voted in favor of the health care reform bill, which 57 percent of likely voters at least somewhat favored repeal of, including 46 percent who strongly favored repeal. Only 35 percent of likely voters opposed repeal. While 51 percent of likely voters believed the health care reform bill would be bad for the country, 36 percent believed it would be beneficial.[27][28]

Fiscal Cliff

Yea3.png Heinrich voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was one of 172 Democrats who voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257-167 vote on January 1, 2013.[29]


On The Issues Vote Match

Martin Heinrich's Vote Match results from On The Issues.
See also: On The Issues Vote Match

On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Heinrich is a Liberal Populist. Heinrich received a score of 55 percent on social issues and 13 percent on economic issues.[30]

On The Issues organization logo.

The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.

On The Issues Vote Quiz[31]
Economic Issues Social Issues
Issue Stance Issue Stance
Legally require hiring women & minorities Strongly Favors Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Strongly Favors
Expand ObamaCare Strongly Favors Comfortable with same-sex marriage Strongly Favors
Vouchers for school choice Strongly Opposes Keep God in the public sphere Strongly Opposes
Absolute right to gun ownership Favors Human needs over animal rights Strongly Opposes
Higher taxes on the wealthy Strongly Favors Stricter punishment reduces crime Unknown
Support & expand free trade Strongly Opposes Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Favors
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Strongly Favors Maintain US sovereignty from UN Unknown
Prioritize green energy Strongly Favors Expand the military Neutral
Stimulus better than market-led recovery Strongly Favors Stay out of Iran Opposes
Privatize Social Security Strongly Opposes Never legalize marijuana Unknown
Note: Information last updated: April 19, 2015.[30] If you notice the rating has changed, email us.

Political positions

American response in Syria

Following the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's passage of a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama's proposed military strikes against the Assad regime in Syria on September 4, 2013, Heinrich supported the action, albeit with a caveat attached. He stated, "I commend President Obama for seeking congressional approval for military action against the Assad regime in Syria, but I believe the draft resolution that the administration submitted to Congress over the weekend was overly broad and open-ended. Therefore, I welcome the new draft resolution written by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee leadership to ensure any military action taken is both limited in scope and duration, and prevents the use of any U.S. ground forces inside Syria."[32]

Campaign themes


According to his website, Heinrich's campaign platform included the following issues:[33]

  • Raising taxes on the wealthy
  • Promoting renewable energy
  • Bringing home the troops

"Rival Survival"

Heinrich agreed to appear on a Discovery Channel reality television show called "Rival Survival," in which two congressmen from different political parties must survive together on an uninhabited island. Discovery explained that the U.S. Senators were, "disconnected from the world on an uninhabited island surrounded by shark infested waters that mirror the seemingly treacherous terrain of the U.S. Congress."[34]

The idea for the show was originally pitched by Heinrich and Sen. Jeff Flake (R) from Arizona. They explained in a joint statement, "We recognize how difficult it can be to cut through the partisanship. So we decided to do something completely out of the ordinary and frankly a little extreme to show the world and our colleagues that even if you have serious differences, if you want to survive you have to work together."[35]



See also: United States Senate elections in New Mexico, 2012

Heinrich won election to the U.S. Senate in 2012.[36] He defeated Hector Balderas in the June 5 Democratic primary and defeated Heather Wilson in the November general election.[1][3]

On March 22, 2012, the University of Virginia's Center for Politics published an article in their newsletter, Sabato's Crystal Ball, detailing the eight races in the Senate in 2012 that had the potential to decide which party would end up with control in 2013.[37] The seat, rated a toss-up, was seen by Sabato's Crystal Ball as most likely to end up Democratic. The article noted that the state had generally leaned Democratic and did not become a race with much interest until the incumbent, Jeff Bingaman, announced he would retire rather than seek re-election in 2012.[37] The Republican challenger, Heather Wilson, was expected to give Republicans a "fighting chance in a tough state for them."[37][38]

General election

U.S. Senate, New Mexico General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Heinrich 51% 395,717
     Republican Heather Wilson 45.3% 351,260
     Independent American Jon Ross Barrie 3.6% 28,199
Total Votes 775,176
Source: New Mexico Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Democratic Primary

U.S. Senate-New Mexico Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Heinrich 58.9% 83,432
Hector Balderas 41.1% 58,128
Total Votes 141,560

Full history


Martin Heinrich vs. Heather Wilson
Poll Heinrich WilsonOther candidateUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
GBA Strategies (October 30,2012)
Public Opinion Strategies (October 29, 2012)
Research & Polling Inc. of Albuquerque (October 23-25, 2012)
Albequerque Journal, (September 3-6)
Public Policy Polling, (September 7-9)
Rasmussen (August 23,2012)
AVERAGES 48.5% 41.83% 3.33% 6.17% +/-3.9 608.5
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Campaign donors

Fundraising events

The below chart from Find The Best tracks the fundraising events Heinrich attends.

Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Comprehensive donor history

Comprehensive donor information for Heinrich is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Heinrich raised a total of $11,963,130 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 22, 2013.[41]

Martin Heinrich's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. Senate (New Mexico) Won $6,699,290
2010 U.S. House (New Mexico, District 1) Won $2,750,081
2008 U.S. House (New Mexico, District 1) Won $2,513,759
Grand Total Raised $11,963,130

Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.


Heinrich won election to the U.S. Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Heinrich's campaign committee raised a total of $6,699,291 and spent $6,692,326.[42] This is less than the average $10.2 million spent by Senate winners in 2012.[43]

Cost per vote

Heinrich spent $16.93 per vote received in 2012.


Heinrich was re-elected to the U.S. House in 2010 for a second term. His campaign committee raised a total of $2,750,081 and spent $2,728,325.[44]

Personal Gain Index

Congressional Personal Gain Index graphic.png
See also: Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)

The Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress) is a two-part measurement that illustrates the extent to which members of the U.S. Congress have prospered during their tenure as public servants.
It consists of two different metrics:

PGI: Change in net worth

See also: Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index) and Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives
Net Worth Metric graphic.png

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by, Heinrich's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between -$106,984 and $448,999. That averages to $171,007, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic senators in 2012 of $13,566,333.90. Heinrich ranked as the 93rd most wealthy senator in 2012.[45] Between 2007 and 2012, Heinrich's calculated net worth[46] increased by an average of 76 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.[47]

Martin Heinrich Yearly Net Worth
YearAverage Net Worth
Growth from 2007 to 2012:382%
Average annual growth:76%[48]
Comparatively, the American citizen experienced a median yearly decline in net worth of -0.94%.[49]
The data used to calculate changes in net worth may include changes resulting from assets gained through marriage, inheritance, changes in family estates and/or trusts, changes in family business ownership and many other variables unrelated to a member's behavior in Congress.

PGI: Donation Concentration Metric

See also: The Donation Concentration Metric (U.S. Congress Personal Gain Index)

Filings required by the Federal Election Commission report on the industries that give to each candidate. Using campaign filings and information calculated by, Ballotpedia calculated the percentage of donations by industry received by each incumbent over the course of his or her career (or 1989 and later, if elected prior to 1988). Heinrich received the most donations from individuals and PACs employed by the Lawyers/Law Firms industry.

From 2007-2014, 26.4 percent of Heinrich's career contributions came from the top five industries as listed below.[50]

Donation Concentration Metric graphic.png
Martin Heinrich Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $12,445,220
Total Spent $12,125,585
Top five industries that contributed to campaign committee
Lawyers/Law Firms$1,218,646
Leadership PACs$479,449
% total in top industry9.79%
% total in top two industries16.21%
% total in top five industries26.4%


Ideology and leadership

See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Heinrich was a "centrist Democrat" before joining the Senate in 2013.[51] Updated information was not available as of July 2014.

Like-minded colleagues

The website OpenCongress tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.[52]

Heinrich most often votes with:

Heinrich least often votes with:

Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Heinrich missed 4 of 530 roll call votes from January 2013 to July 2014. This amounts to 0.8 percent, which is better than the median of 2.0 percent among the lifetime records of senators currently serving as of July 2014.[53]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Heinrich paid his congressional staff a total of $978,425 in 2011. Overall, New Mexico ranked 23rd in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[54]

Staff bonuses

According to an analysis by CNN, Heinrich was one of nearly 25 percent of House members who gave their staff bonuses in 2012. Heinrich's staff was given an apparent $54,804.16 in bonus money.[55]

Unpaid interns

In January 2014, Heinrich drew criticism from conservatives for co-sponsoring legislation to raise the national minimum wage while his office had unpaid interns on staff. According to a report released by the Employment Practices Institute, 96 percent of sponsors of the Fair Minimum Wage Act, among them Heinrich, did not pay their interns. Heinrich did not comment on the criticism, but other New Mexico Democrats argued that though they were unpaid, congressional internships offered valuable experience, could be used for college credit and might lead to future employment. As of January 2014, New Mexico's sole Republican representative, Steve Pearce, was not paying his interns, nor did he support raising the minimum wage.[56][57]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Click the link above for the full ratings of all members of Congress.


Heinrich ranked 41st in the liberal rankings in 2013.[58]


Heinrich ranked 149th in the liberal House rankings in 2012.[59]


Heinrich ranked 146th in the liberal House rankings in 2011.[60]

Voting with party

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus.


Heinrich voted with the Democratic Party 94.4 percent of the time, which ranked 31st among the 53 Senate Democratic members as of July 2014.[61]


Heinrich voted with the Democratic Party 94.2 percent of the time, which ranked 32nd among the 52 Senate Democratic members as of June 2013.[62]


Heinrich voted with the Democratic Party 89.6 percent of the time, which ranked 152nd among the 192 House Democratic members as of December 2011.[63]

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  31. The questions in the quiz are broken down into two sections -- social and economic. In social questions, liberals and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while conservatives and populists agree in choosing the more restrictive answers. For the economic questions, conservatives and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while liberals and populists agree in choosing the more restrictive answers.
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  47. This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.
  48. This figure represents the total percentage growth divided by the number of years for which there are net worth figures for each member.
  49. This figure was calculated using median asset data from the Census Bureau. Please see the Congressional Net Worth data for Ballotpedia spreadsheet for more information on this calculation.
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Political offices
Preceded by
Jeff Bingaman
U.S. Senate - New Mexico
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Heather Wilson
U.S. House of Representatives - New Mexico District 1
Succeeded by
Michelle Lujan Grisham
Preceded by
New Mexico State Natural Resources Trustee
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Albuquerque City Council
Succeeded by