New Mexico's 1st Congressional District

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New Mexico's 1st Congressional District
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Current incumbentMichelle Lujan Grisham Democratic Party
Population698,441
Gender49.2% Male, 51.8% Female
Race68.2% White, 4.44% American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.77% Black, 1.75% Asian
Ethnicity48.1% Hispanic
Unemployment10.8%
Median household income$43,618
High school graduation rate87.4%
College graduation rate31.1%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 1st Congressional District of New Mexico is a congressional district including the central area of New Mexico.

New Mexico's 1st Congressional District is located in the north-central portion of the state and includes Torrance, Barnaillo and Sandoval counties.[1]

The district previously included the area in and around Albuquerque.

The current representative of the 1st Congressional District is Michelle Lujan Grisham (D).

Elections

2014

See also: New Mexico's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

The 1st Congressional District of New Mexico will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: New Mexico's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

The 1st Congressional District of New Mexico held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Michelle Lujan Grisham won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichelle Lujan Grisham 59.1% 162,924
     Republican Janice Arnold-Jones 40.8% 112,473
     Write-In Jeanne Pahls 0.2% 459
Total Votes 275,856
Source: New Mexico Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Martin Heinrich won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jonathan L. Barela (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Heinrich incumbent 51.8% 112,010
     Republican Jonathan L. Barela 48.2% 104,215
Total Votes 216,225

2008

On November 4, 2008, Martin T. Heinrich won election to the United States House. He defeated Darren White (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMartin T. Heinrich 55.7% 166,271
     Republican Darren White 44.3% 132,485
Total Votes 298,756

2006

On November 7, 2006, Heather Wilson won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Patricia A. Madrid (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHeather Wilson incumbent 50.2% 105,986
     Democratic Patricia A. Madrid 49.8% 105,125
Total Votes 211,111

2004

On November 2, 2004, Heather Wilson won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Richard M. Romero (D) and Orlin G. Cole, Write-in (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHeather Wilson incumbent 54.4% 147,372
     Democratic Richard M. Romero 45.5% 123,339
     Write-in, Republican Orlin G. Cole 0.1% 194
Total Votes 270,905

2002

On November 5, 2002, Heather Wilson won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Richard M. Romero (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHeather Wilson incumbent 55.3% 95,711
     Democratic Richard M. Romero 44.7% 77,234
Total Votes 172,945

2000

On November 7, 2000, Heather Wilson won re-election to the United States House. She defeated John J. Kelly (D) and Daniel Kerlinsky (Green) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHeather Wilson incumbent 50.3% 107,296
     Democratic John J. Kelly 43.3% 92,187
     Green Daniel Kerlinsky 6.4% 13,656
Total Votes 213,139

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st Congressional District of New Mexico after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in New Mexico

In 2011, the New Mexico State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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