List of United States Senators from New Mexico

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New Mexico was admitted to the Union on January 6, 1912, and elects senators in Class 1 and Class 2. Its current Senators are Democrats Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich.

Class 1[edit]

# Senator Party Years Congress Term Electoral history
1 Thomas Benton Catron.jpg Thomas B. Catron Republican March 27, 1912 –
March 4, 1917
62 1 Elected in 1912

Retired
63
64
2 Andrieusajones.jpg Andrieus A. Jones Democratic March 4, 1917 –
December 20, 1927
65 2 Elected in 1916
66
67
68 3 Re-elected in 1922

Died
69
70
Vacant December 20, 1927 –
December 29, 1927
 
3 Bronson M. Cutting.jpg Bronson M. Cutting Republican December 29, 1927 –
December 6, 1928
Appointed to continue Jones's term

Retired when elected successor qualified
4 Octaviano Larrazolo, bw photo portrait, 1919.jpg Octaviano Larrazolo Republican December 7, 1928 –
March 4, 1929
Elected to finish Jones's term

Retired due to illness
5 Bronson M. Cutting.jpg Bronson M. Cutting Republican March 4, 1929 –
May 6, 1935
71 4 Elected in 1928
72
73
74 5 Re-elected in 1934

Died
Vacant May 6, 1935 –
May 11, 1935
 
6 Dennischavezportrait.jpg Dennis Chavez Democratic May 11, 1935 –
November 18, 1962
74
(Continued)
Appointed to continue Cutting's term

Elected to finish Cutting's term
75
76
77 6 Re-elected in 1940
78
79
80 7 Re-elected in 1946
81
82
83 8 Re-elected in 1952
84
85
86 9 Re-elected in 1958

Died
87
Vacant November 18, 1962 –
November 30, 1962
7 Edwin Mechem.jpg Edwin L. Mechem Republican November 30, 1962 –
November 3, 1964
Self-appointed to continue Chavez's term

Lost election to finish Chavez's term
8 Joseph M Montoya.jpg Joseph Montoya Democratic November 4, 1964 –
January 3, 1977
87
(Continued)
Elected to finish Chavez's term
88
89 10 Re-elected in 1964
90
91
92 11 Re-elected in 1970

Lost re-election
93
94
9 Sen Harrison Schmitt.jpg Harrison Schmitt Republican January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1983
95 12 Elected in 1976

Lost re-election
96
97
10 Jeff Bingaman.jpg Jeff Bingaman Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 2013
98 13 Elected in 1982
99
100
101 14 Re-elected in 1988
102
103
104 15 Re-elected in 1994
105
106
107 16 Re-elected in 2000
108
109
110 17 Re-elected in 2006

Retired
111
112
11 Martin Heinrich, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Martin Heinrich Democratic January 3, 2013 –
Present
113 18 Elected in 2012
114
115

Class 2[edit]

# Senator Party Years Congress Term Electoral history
1 Albert B. Fall2.jpg Albert B. Fall Republican March 27, 1912 –
March 4, 1921
62 1 Elected in 1912
63 2 Re-elected in 1913
64
65
66 3 Re-elected in 1918

Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of the Interior
Vacant March 4, 1921 –
March 11, 1921
67
2 Holm Bursum.jpg Holm O. Bursum Republican March 11, 1921 –
March 4, 1925
67
(Continued)
Appointed to continue Fall's term
Elected to Finish Fall's term

Lost re-election
68
3 Samgbratton.jpg Sam G. Bratton Democratic March 4, 1925 –
June 24, 1933
69 4 Elected in 1924
70
71
72 5 Re-elected in 1930

Resigned to become a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals
73
Vacant June 24, 1933 –
October 10, 1933
4 H000334.jpg Carl Hatch Democratic October 10, 1933 –
January 3, 1949
73
(Continued)
Appointed to continue Bratton's term
Elected to finish Bratton's term
74
75 6 Re-elected in 1936
76
77
78 7 Re-elected in 1942

Retired
79
80
5 Clinton Presba Anderson.jpg Clinton P. Anderson Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1973
81 8 Elected in 1948
82
83
84 9 Re-elected in 1954
85
86
87 10 Re-elected in 1960
88
89
90 11 Re-elected in 1966

Retired
91
92
6 Pete Domenici official portrait 2.jpg Pete Domenici Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 2009
93 12 Elected in 1972
94
95
96 13 Re-elected in 1978
97
98
99 14 Re-elected in 1984
100
101
102 15 Re-elected in 1990
103
104
105 16 Re-elected in 1996
106
107
108 17 Re-elected in 2002

Retired
109
110
7 Reptomudall.jpg Tom Udall Democratic January 3, 2009 –
Present
111 18 Elected in 2008
112
113
114 19 Re-elected in 2014

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