New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2014

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New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2014

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Nominee Susana Martinez Gary King
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate John Sanchez Deb Haaland
Popular vote 288,549 214,636
Percentage 57.3% 42.7%

New Mexico Governor Election Results by County, 2014.svg
County Results

Martínez:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

King:      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Susana Martínez
Republican

Elected Governor

Susana Martínez
Republican

The 2014 New Mexico gubernatorial election took place on November 4, 2014, to elect the Governor of New Mexico. Incumbent Republican Governor Susana Martínez successfully ran for re-election to a second term in office.

Unlike in most states, New Mexico's governor and lieutenant governor are elected in separate primaries. The winning candidates then run together on the same ticket. Primary elections were held on June 3, 2014.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Susana Martínez
Elected Officials

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Susana Martínez 67,127 100
Total votes 67,127 100

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Gary
King
Linda M.
Lopez
Howie
Morales
Lawrence
Rael
Alan
Webber
Undecided
Journal Poll May 20–22, 2014 631 ± 3.9% 22% 5% 12% 16% 16% 29%
Public Policy Polling March 20–23, 2014 327 ± 5.4% 34% 13% 15% 7% 5% 27%

Endorsements[edit]

Gary King
Elected Officials
Former Candidates
Political Activists
  • George Lovato, Jr., radio co-host of Just Ask George Radio[25]
Organizations
Linda M. Lopez
Howie Morales
Lawrence Rael
  • Pueblo de Cochiti[32]
Alan Webber
Publications
Organizations
Elected Leaders & Former Public Servants

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gary King 43,617 35.02
Democratic Alan Webber 28,202 22.64
Democratic Lawrence Rael 24,684 19.82
Democratic Howie Morales 17,787 14.28
Democratic Linda Lopez 10,238 8.22
Total votes 124,562 100

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Predictions[edit]

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[39] Likely R September 26, 2014
Daily Kos Elections[40] Likely R October 6, 2013
Governing[41] Likely R October 7, 2014
Real Clear Politics[42] Likely R September 14, 2014
The Rothenberg Political Report[43] Likely R October 3, 2014
Sabato's Crystal Ball[44] Safe R October 9, 2014

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Susana
Martínez (R)
Gary
King (D)
Other Undecided
Research & Polling Inc.* October 21–23, 2014 614 ± 4% 53% 38% 9%
CBS News/NYT/YouGov* October 16–23, 2014 962 ± 6% 50% 38% 0% 12%
Public Opinion Strategies* October 5–7, 2014 500 ± 4.38% 55% 36% 9%
Gravis Marketing September 27 – October 1, 2014 727 ± 4% 48% 44% 8%
CBS News/NYT/YouGov September 20 – October 1, 2014 1,093 ± 4% 48% 41% 2% 9%
Rasmussen Reports* September 22–23, 2014 830 ± 4% 50% 37% 6% 6%
Research & Polling Inc.* September 9–11, 2014 603 ± 4% 54% 36% 10%
CBS News/NYT/YouGov August 18 – September 2, 2014 1,096 ± 4% 48% 43% 2% 7%
Research & Polling Inc.* August 12–14, 2014 606 ± 4% 50% 41% 9%
CBS News/NYT/YouGov* July 5–24, 2014 931 ± 3.6% 51% 44% 3% 2%
Rasmussen Reports July 21–22, 2014 860 ± 4% 43% 43% 7% 7%
Lake Research Partners^ July 7–10, 2014 600 ± 4% 45% 39% 15%
Public Opinion Strategies* June 24–26, 2014 600 ± 4% 54% 38% 8%
BWD Global* June 10–11, 2014 1,526 ± 2.5% 53% 40% 7%
Public Policy Polling March 20–23, 2014 674 ± 3.8% 47% 42% 11%
Public Policy Polling July 13–16, 2012 724 ± 3.6% 51% 39% 10%
  • * Internal poll for Susana Martínez campaign
  • ^ Internal poll for Gary King campaign

Results[edit]

New Mexico General Election 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Susana Martinez/ John Sanchez 288,549 57.34
Democratic Gary King/ Debra Haaland 214,636 42.66
Total votes 503,185 100.00

References[edit]

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External links[edit]

Official campaign websites