Having achieved statehood 1912, New Mexico was the 47th state admitted to the Union. Located in the southwest and one of the four states that comprise the “Four Corners,” New Mexico is the fifth most extensive and the 36th most populous of the 50 states. Having been a part of New Spain, Mexico and a U.S. territory before admission to the Union, New Mexico’s capital is Sante Fe and the largest city is Albuquerque. Currently, there are two Democratic members of the U.S. Senate, a total of three members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 42 members of the New Mexico State Senate and 70 members of the New Mexico House of Representatives. As of September 2013, New Mexico is one of 13 states that is under divided government and does not have state government trifecta.
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