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Revision as of 11:23, 20 August 2013

The 2nd Congressional District of New Mexico is a congressional district including the southern half of New Mexico.

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.[1]

The district previously included Las Cruces and Roswell.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Steve Pearce (R).

Elections

2012

See also: New Mexico's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

The 2nd congressional district of New Mexico held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Steve Pearce won re-election in the district.[2]

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.[3]

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

2008

On November 4, 2008, Tom Udall won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Steve Pearce (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, New Mexico General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTom Udall 61.3% 505,128
     Republican Steve Pearce 38.7% 318,522
Total Votes 823,650

2006

On November 7, 2006, Steve Pearce won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Albert D. Kissling (D) and write-in challenger C. Dean Burk (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Pearce incumbent 59.4% 92,620
     Democratic Albert Kissling 40.5% 63,119
     Democrat C. Dean Burk (Write-in) 0.1% 135
Total Votes 155,874

2004

On November 2, 2004, Steve Pearce won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gary K. King (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Pearce incumbent 60.2% 130,498
     Democratic Gary K. King 39.8% 86,292
Total Votes 216,790

2002

On November 5, 2002, Steve Pearce won election to the United States House. He defeated John Arthur Smith (D) and two write in challengers, George L. Dewey (Green) and Padraig M. Lynch (R), in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Pearce 56.2% 79,631
     Democratic John Arthur Smith 43.7% 61,916
     Green George L. Dewey (Write-in) 0% 43
     Republican Padraig M. Lynch (Write-in) 0% 39
Total Votes 141,629

2000

On November 7, 2000, Joe Skeen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael A. Montoya (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Skeen incumbent 58.1% 100,742
     Democratic Michael A. Montoya 41.9% 72,614
Total Votes 173,356


Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 2nd 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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