The 1st district includes the central area of New Mexico, including almost three-fourths of Albuquerque. The incumbent is Democrat Michelle Lujan Grisham, who has represented the district since 2013. She was elected with 59% of the vote in 2012, succeeding retiring Democratic incumbent Martin Heinrich. The district has a PVI of D+7.
Republicans Michael Frese and Richard Priem are also running.
The 2nd district includes the southern half of New Mexico, including Las Cruces, Roswell and the southern fourth of Albuquerque. Geographically, it is the sixth largest district in the nation and the 2nd-largest not to comprise an entire state (after Nevada's 2nd district). Incumbent Steve Pearce was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Roxanne "Rocky" Lara was unopposed in the Democratic primary.
The 3rd district the northern half of New Mexico, including the state's Capital, Santa Fe. The incumbent is Democrat Ben R. Luján, who has represented the district since 2009. He was re-elected with 63% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of D+8.
Albuquerque Assistant District Attorney Robert Blanch ran against Luján in the Democratic primary.
Republican Jeff Byrd is the only other candidate for the seat.