New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District

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New Mexico's 3rd congressional district
Current incumbentBen Ray Lujan Democratic Party
Population680,847
Gender49.9% Male, 50.1% Female
Race65.96% White, 17.24% American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.99% Black, 1.28% Asian
Ethnicity39.81% Hispanic
Unemployment11.3%
Median household income$44,467
High school graduation rate83.5%
College graduation rate25.6%
The 3rd Congressional District of New Mexico is a congressional district including the northern half of the state.

New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes San Juan, McKinley, Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Taos, Mora, Colfax, San Miguel, Union, Harding, Quay and Curry counties.[1]

The district previously included the state's capital, Santa Fe.

The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Ben Ray Lujan (D).

Elections

2014

See also: New Mexico's 3rd congressional district elections, 2014

The 3rd 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 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 3rd congressional district of New Mexico held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Ben Ray Lujan won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBen Ray Lujan Incumbent 63.1% 167,103
     Republican Jeff Byrd 36.9% 97,616
Total Votes 264,719
Source: New Mexico Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Ben Ray Lujan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Thomas E. Mullins (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBen Ray Lujan incumbent 57% 120,048
     Republican Thomas E. Mullins 43% 90,617
Total Votes 210,665

2008

On November 4, 2008, Ben Ray Lujan won election to the United States House. He defeated Daniel K. East (R) and Carol Miller (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBen Ray Lujan 56.7% 161,292
     Republican Daniel K. East 30.5% 86,618
     Independent Carol Miller 12.8% 36,348
Total Votes 284,258

2006

On November 7, 2006, Tom Udall won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ronald M. Dolin (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngTom Udall incumbent 74.6% 144,880
     Republican Ronald M. Dolin 25.4% 49,219
Total Votes 194,099

2004

On November 2, 2004, Tom Udall won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gregory M. Tucker (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTom Udall incumbent 68.7% 175,269
     Republican Gregory M. Tucker 31.3% 79,935
Total Votes 255,204

2002

On November 5, 2002, Tom Udall won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTom Udall incumbent 100% 122,921
Total Votes 122,921

2000

On November 7, 2000, Tom Udall won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lisa L. Lutz (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTom Udall incumbent 67.2% 135,040
     Republican Lisa L. Lutz 32.8% 65,979
Total Votes 201,019

1998

On November 3, 1998, Tom Udall won election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Redmond (R), Carol Miller (Green) and various write-in challengers in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, New Mexico District 3 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTom Udall 53.2% 91,248
     Republican Bill Redmond 43.3% 74,266
     Green Carol Miller 3.6% 6,103
     N/A Write-in 0% 32
Total Votes 171,649

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd 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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