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U.S. Senate delegation from New Mexico

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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from New Mexico.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from New Mexico are:


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Martin Heinrich
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, New Mexico 2013January 3, 2019November 2018LinkJeff Bingaman (D)
Tom Udall
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, New Mexico 2009January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014LinkPete V. Domenici (R)

Election history


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Class I

Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. [1] Class I terms run from the beginning of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 115th Congress on January 3, 2019.[1]

2012

U.S. Senate, New Mexico General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Heinrich 51% 395,717
     Republican Heather Wilson 45.3% 351,260
     Independent American Jon Ross Barrie 3.6% 28,199
Total Votes 775,176
Source: New Mexico Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jeff Bingaman won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Allen W. McCulloch (D) and Orlin G. Cole (R) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, New Mexico General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Bingaman 70.6% 394,365
     Democratic Allen W. McCulloch 29.3% 163,826
     Republican (Write-in) Orlin G. Cole 0.1% 359
Total Votes 558,550

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jeff Bingamen won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Bill Redmond (R) and Orlin G. Cole (write-in) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, New Mexico General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Bingaman incumbent 61.7% 363,744
     Republican Bill Redmond (R) 38.3% 225,517
     Write-in Orlin G. Cole 0% 265
Total Votes 589,526

Class II

Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2008 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election.[4]

Class II terms run from the beginning of the 111th Congress on January 3, 2009, to the end of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2015.

2008
On November 4, 2008, Tom Udall won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Steve Pearce (R) in the general election.[5]

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

2002
On November 5, 2002, Pete V. Domenici won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Gloria Tristani (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, New Mexico General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPete V. Domenici incumbent 65% 314,193
     Democratic Gloria Tristani 35% 168,863
Total Votes 483,056

Historical members

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from New Mexico
Party Total
     Democratic 10
     Republican 7
Total Senators 17
Class 1 Senators from New Mexico
Senators Years Served Party
Thomas B. Catron 1912-1917 Republican
Andrieus A. Jones 1917-1927 Democratic
Bronson M. Cutting 1927-1928 Republican
Octaviano A. Larrazolo 1928-1929 Republican
Bronson M. Cutting 1929-1935 Republican
Dennis Chavez 1935-1962 Democratic
Edwin L. Mechem 1962-1964 Republican
Joseph M. Montoya 1964-1977 Democratic
Harrison H. Schmitt 1977-1983 Republican
Jeff Bingaman 1983-2013 Democratic
Martin Heinrich 2013-present Democratic
Class 2 Senators from New Mexico
Senators Years Served Party
Albert B. Fall 1912-1921 Republican
Holm O. Bursum 1921-1925 Democratic
Sam G. Bratton 1925-1933 Democratic
Carl A. Hatch 1933-1949 Democratic
Clinton P. Anderson 1949-1973 Democratic
Pete V. Domenici 1973-2009 Republican
Tom Udall 2009-Present Democratic

See also

References