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New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Ben Ray Lujan Democratic Party
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The 3rd congressional district of New Mexico will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

New Mexico has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Ben Ray Lujan (D), who was first elected in 2008.

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]

Candidates

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District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Ben Ray Lujan (D) won election to the United States House. He defeated Jeff Byrd in the general election.

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 was re-elected to the United States House for a second term. He defeated Thomas E. Mullins (R).[2]

United States House, New Mexico 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

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