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New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Steve Pearce Republican Party
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New Mexico U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd Congressional District of New Mexico will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 11, 2014
June 3, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: New Mexico is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by May 6, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 7, 2014 (voter registration closes 28 days prior to an election).[4]

See also: New Mexico elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Steve Pearce (R), who was first elected in 2010.

New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Cibola, Catron, Socorro, Grant, Hidalgo, Luna, Sierra, Dona Ana, Otero, Lincoln, Valencia, Bernaillo, Guadalupe, De Baca, Chaves, Eddy, Lea and Roosevelt counties.[5]

Candidates


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Jumpstart program

Roxanne Lara is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Jumpstart program, which is designed to provide early support to top-tier Democratic challengers.[8]

Campaign contributions

Steve Pearce (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 12, 2013$598,927.07$94,179.85$(87,193.69)$605,913.23
July Quarterly[10]July 12, 2013$605,913.23$204,335.80$(52,218.32)$758,030.71
October Quarterly[11]October 11, 2013$758,030.71$356,080.18$(60,165.31)$1,053,945.58
Year-End Quarterly[12]December 31, 2013$1,054,295$132,092$(93,029)$1,093,158
Running totals
$786,687.83$(292,606.32)
Roxanne Lara (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
October Quarterly[13]October 15, 2013$0.00$101,684.77$(236.23)$101,448.54
Running totals
$101,684.77$(236.23)
Leslie Endean-Singh (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[14]August 14, 2013$0.00$10,677.00$(1,185.27)$9,492.73
October Quarterly[15]October 15, 2013$9,492.73$79,560.00$(11,197.97)$77,853.76
Running totals
$90,237$(12,383.24)

District history

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2012

On November 6, 2012, Steve Pearce (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Evelyn Madrid Erhard in the general election.

U.S. House, New Mexico District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Evelyn Madrid Erhard 40.9% 92,162
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Pearce Incumbent 59.1% 133,180
     Write-In Jack McGrann 0.1% 173
Total Votes 225,515
Source: New Mexico Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Steve Pearce won election to the United States House. He defeated Harry Teague (D) in the general election.[16]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Pearce 55.4% 94,053
     Democratic Harry Teague 44.6% 75,708
Total Votes 169,761

See also

External links

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. New Mexico Secretary of State Website, "Voter Registration Information," accessed January 3, 2014
  5. New Mexico Redistricting Map "Map" accessed August 29, 2012
  6. Leslie Endean-Singh for Congress 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 4, 2013
  7. The Farmington Daily-Times, "Roxanne Lara puts in bid for Congress," September 3, 2013
  8. The Washington Post, "DCCC adds nine names to program for top recruits," September 9, 2013
  9. Federal Election Commission, "People for Pearce April Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "People for Pearce July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "People for Pearce October Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "People for Pearce Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 12, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Lara for New Mexico October Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Committee to Elect Leslie to Congress July Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Committee to Elect Leslie to Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  16. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013