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

Revision as of 09:48, 13 February 2014

2012

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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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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Likely R[1]

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


New Mexico U.S. House Elections
District 1District 2District 3

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.

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.[4][5][6]

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.[7]

Candidates

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General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew from race


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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.[12]

Campaign contributions

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Pearce's reports.[13]

Steve Pearce (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[14]April 12, 2013$598,927.07$94,179.85$(87,193.69)$605,913.23
July Quarterly[15]July 12, 2013$605,913.23$204,335.80$(52,218.32)$758,030.71
October Quarterly[16]October 11, 2013$758,030.71$356,080.18$(60,165.31)$1,053,945.58
Year-End Quarterly[17]December 31, 2013$1,054,295$132,092$(93,029)$1,093,158
April Quarterly[18]April 14, 2014$1,093,158.35$362,695.45$(75,272.46)$1,380,581.34
Running totals
$1,149,383.28$(367,878.78)

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Lara's reports.[19]

Roxanne Lara (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
October Quarterly[20]October 15, 2013$0.00$101,684.77$(236.23)$101,448.54
Year-End[21]January 31, 2014$101,448.54$163,039.86$(37,446.42)$227,041.98
April Quarterly[22]April 15, 2014$227,041.98$307,259.23$(90,068.33)$444,232.88
Running totals
$571,983.86$(127,750.98)

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Endean-Singh's reports.[23]

Leslie Endean-Singh (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[24]August 14, 2013$0.00$10,677.00$(1,185.27)$9,492.73
October Quarterly[25]October 15, 2013$9,492.73$79,560.00$(11,197.97)$77,853.76
Year-End[26]January 31, 2014$77,853.76$48,625.00$(33,573.41)$92,905.35
April Quarterly[27]March 31, 2014$92,905.35$5,496.76$(57,053.62)$41,348.49
Running totals
$144,358.76$(103,010.27)

District history

Candidate ballot accecss
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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.[28]

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. Cook Political Report, "2014 House Race Ratings for August 8, 2014," accessed August 25, 2014
  2. FairVote's Monopoly Politics, "2014 House Projections," accessed August 25, 2014
  3. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 25, 2014
  4. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  5. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  6. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  7. New Mexico Redistricting Map "Map" accessed August 29, 2012
  8. 8.0 8.1 Associated Press, "New Mexico Summary Vote Results," June 3, 2014
  9. The Farmington Daily-Times, "Roxanne Lara puts in bid for Congress," September 3, 2013
  10. Leslie Endean-Singh for Congress 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 4, 2013
  11. New Mexico Watchdog, "It will be Rocky Lara vs. Steve Pearce in November," accessed May 29, 2014
  12. The Washington Post, "DCCC adds nine names to program for top recruits," September 9, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Steve Pearce Summary Report," accessed May 1, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "People for Pearce April Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  15. Federal Election Commission, "People for Pearce July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  16. Federal Election Commission, "People for Pearce October Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  17. Federal Election Commission, "People for Pearce Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 12, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "People for Pearce April Quarterly," accessed May 1, 2014
  19. Federal Election Commission, "Roxanne Lara Summary Report," accessed May 1, 2014
  20. Federal Election Commission, "Lara for New Mexico October Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  21. Federal Election Commission, "Lara for New Mexico Year-End," accessed May 1, 2014
  22. Federal Election Commission, "Lara for New Mexico April Quarterly," accessed May 1, 2014
  23. Federal Election Commission, "Leslie Endean-Singh Summary Report," accessed May 1, 2014
  24. Federal Election Commission, "Committee to Elect Leslie to Congress July Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  25. Federal Election Commission, "Committee to Elect Leslie to Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  26. Federal Election Commission, "Committee to Elect Leslie to Congress Year-End," accessed May 1, 2014
  27. Federal Election Commission, "Committee to Elect Leslie to Congress April Quarterly," accessed May 1, 2014
  28. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013