New Mexico's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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New Mexico's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Michelle Lujan Grisham Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Michelle Lujan Grisham Democratic Party

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Likely D[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[3]

New Mexico U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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

New Mexico utilizes a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[4][5][6]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Michelle Lujan Grisham (D), who was first elected in 2012.

New Mexico's 1st Congressional District is located in the north-central portion of the state and includes Torrance, Barnaillo and Sandoval counties.[7]


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June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew from race

District history


On November 6, 2012, Michelle Lujan Grisham (R) won election to the United States House. She defeated Janice Arnold-Jones in the general election.

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"


On November 2, 2010, Martin Heinrich was re-elected to the United States House for a second term. He defeated Jonathan L. Barela (R).[10]

United States House, New Mexico 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

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