Electoral history of Bill Richardson

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Gov. Bill Richardson (D-NM)

Electoral history of Bill Richardson, 30th Governor of New Mexico (2003–2011), 9th United States Secretary of Energy (1998–2001), 21st United States Ambassador to the United Nations (1997–1998), U.S. Representative from New Mexico's 1st district (1983–1997) and a candidate for the 2008 Democratic nomination for President of the United States

Congressional races (1980–1996)[edit]

New Mexico's 1st congressional district, 1980:[1]

  • Manuel Lujan, Jr. (R) (inc.) – 125,910 (51.01%)
  • Bill Richardson – 120,903 (48.99%)

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, 1982 (Democratic primary):[2]

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, 1982:[3]

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, 1984:[4]

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, 1986:[5]

  • Bill Richardson (D) (inc.) – 95,760 (71.30%)
  • David F. Cargo (R) – 38,552 (28.70%)

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, 1988:[6]

  • Bill Richardson (D) (inc.) – 124,938 (73.11%)
  • Cecilia M. Salazar (R) – 45,954 (26.89%)

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, 1990:[7]

  • Bill Richardson (D) (inc.) – 104,225 (74.46%)
  • Phil T. Archuletta (R) – 35,751 (25.54%)

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, 1992:[8]

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, 1994:[9]

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, 1996:[10]

  • Bill Richardson (D) (inc.) – 124,594 (67.25%)
  • Bill Redmond (R) – 56,580 (30.54%)
  • Ed Nagel (LBT) – 4,097 (2.21%)

Administration appointments (1996–2001)[edit]

United States Ambassador to the United Nations, 1997 (confirmation in the United States Senate):[11]

  • Yea – 100
  • Nay – 0

United States Secretary of Energy, 1998 (confirmation in the United States Senate):[12]

  • Yea – 100
  • Nay – 0

New Mexico gubernatorial races (2002–2006)[edit]

Democratic primary for Governor of New Mexico, 2002:[13]

New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2002:[14]

Democratic primary for Governor of New Mexico, 2006:[15]

  • Bill Richardson (inc.) – 107,720 (99.64%)
  • Anselmo A. Chavez (write-in) – 388 (0.36%)

New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2006:[16]

United States presidential election, 2008[edit]

2008 New Hampshire Democratic Vice Presidential primary:[17]

(* – write-in)

2008 Democratic presidential primaries:[18]

Excluding penalized contests, only primary and caucuses votes:

Including penalized contests:

(* – dropped out from race)
(PN – presumptive nominee)

References[edit]