2020 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico

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2020 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico

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All 3 New Mexico seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 3 0

The 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the three U.S. Representatives from the state of New Mexico, one from each of the state's three congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

District 1[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Brett Kokinadis, founder of New Mexico Democrats for Democracy[1]

District 2[edit]

The 2nd district covers southern New Mexico, including Las Cruces, Roswell, and the southern part of Albuquerque. The incumbent is Democrat Xochitl Torres Small, who flipped the district and was elected with 50.9% of the vote in 2018.[2]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
Potential[edit]
Declined[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Claire
Chase
Gavin
Clarkson
Yvette
Herrell
Chris
Mathys
Undecided
The Strategy Group Company (R)[A] Jan 23–27, 2019 537 4% 7% 50% 2% 37%

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Xochitl
Torres Small (D)
Yvette
Herrell (R)
Undecided
The Strategy Group Company (R)[A] Jan 23–27, 2019 1,070 38% 51% 11%

District 3[edit]

The 3rd district encompasses all of northern New Mexico, including the city of Santa Fe, and includes most of the Navajo Nation and Puebloans within New Mexico. The incumbent is Democrat Ben Ray Luján, who was re-elected with 63.4% of the vote in 2018,[2] and announced on April 1, 2019 that he would seek the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in 2020.[9]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
Potential[edit]
Withdrawn[edit]
Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Marco Serna
Statewide and local politicians

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]
Withdrawn[edit]
  • Brett Kokinadis, founder of New Mexico Democrats for Democracy[1]
Declined[edit]

Libertarian primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Green primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]

Notes[edit]

Partisan clients
  1. ^ a b Poll sponsored by the Yvette Herrell campaign

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reichbach, Matthew (July 20, 2019). "Kokinadis switches races, running for Congress in CD1 instead of CD3". New Mexico Political Report. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Wasserman, David; Flinn, Ally (November 7, 2018). "2018 House Popular Vote Tracker". Cook Political Report. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "Republican Herrell to run against Torres Small in 2020". KOB. Associated Press. January 8, 2019. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  4. ^ Contreras, Russell (April 10, 2019). "Las Cruces businessman hopes to unseat congresswoman in 2020". Associated Press. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
  5. ^ Monahan, Joe (February 7, 2019). "The Latest Zeitgeist: Tax Warning To Santa Fe From ABQ, Trump In El Paso; His Interior Secretary In Hobbs; Visits Prompt Talk Of GOP Retaking Southern CD, Plus: Radio Days; Latest ABQ Ratings And All Those PM Talk Show Hotshots". New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  6. ^ Monahan, Joe (December 17, 2018). "GOP Insiders Say Herrell Set To Make Second Run For 2nd Congressional District, And: Big Bill's Spaceport Suddenly Not Looking So Bad". New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  7. ^ Boyd, Dan (December 8, 2018). "Steve Pearce elected NM Republican Party chair". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  8. ^ Reichbach, Matthew (April 16, 2019). "Clarkson announces run for Senate". The NM Political Report. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  9. ^ a b "Rep. Ben Ray Lujan will run for U.S. Senate". KOAT. Associated Press. April 1, 2019. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  10. ^ Oswald, Mark (May 28, 2019). "Rob Apodaca joins crowded field in 3rd CD race". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
  11. ^ Hopkins, John Christian (April 14, 2019). "Benally Running for Congress". Lake Powell Life. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  12. ^ Bennett, Megan (May 17, 2019). "Santa Fe lawyer kicks off campaign for Congress". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  13. ^ Oswald, Mark (July 2, 2019). "Sandoval Treasurer Laura Montoya enters 3rd CD race". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  14. ^ Wilson, Reid (May 9, 2019). "Valerie Plame to run for Congress in New Mexico". The Hill. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  15. ^ Sanchez, Joseph [@josephsancheznm] (April 1, 2019). "I wanted you all to be the first to know. I am excited to announce I am running for Congress in New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District! Follow our social media for more information in the coming days. #nmpol" (Tweet). Retrieved April 1, 2019 – via Twitter.
  16. ^ Carrillo, Edmundo (May 30, 2019). "Serna makes formal announcement he's in 3rd CD race". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved May 31, 2019.
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Bennett, Megan (April 2, 2019). "Two candidates join the race for Luján's seat; 8 more ponder a run". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
  18. ^ a b Simonich, Milan (April 4, 2019). "It takes a scorecard to follow these candidate". Santa Fe New Mexican. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  19. ^ a b c d Monahan, Joe (March 29, 2019). "A Wild Week Riding The La Politica Roller Coaster: Udall Retires; Ben Ray Emerges; Balderas Bows Out And Plame Plays". New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  20. ^ Grover, Hannah (May 22, 2019). "Aztec mayor could throw his hat into the ring for the Congressional District 3 seat". Farmington Daily Times. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  21. ^ "Congressional candidate drops out, endorses local prosecutor". Associated Press. May 8, 2019. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  22. ^ "Espinoza says she won't seek congressional seat". Santa Fe New Mexican. April 24, 2019. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  23. ^ Oxford, Andrew (April 26, 2019). "Santa Fe lawyer poised to enter race for Luján's House seat". Santa Fe New Mexican. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  24. ^ "District Attorney Serna thinking about U.S. House race". Albuquerque Journal. April 2, 2019. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  25. ^ Clark, Carol (May 21, 2019). "Gary King Endorses Marco Serna For Congress". Los Alamos Daily Post.
  26. ^ "Congressional candidate drops out, endorses local prosecutor - SFChronicle.com". www.sfchronicle.com. San Francisco Chronicle. May 7, 2019.
  27. ^ Oxford, Andrew (April 1, 2019). "Seat Luján is vacating already drawing interest". Santa Fe New Mexican. Retrieved April 2, 2019.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites for 1st district candidates
Official campaign websites for 2nd district candidates
Official campaign websites for 3rd district candidates