United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico, 2006

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The 2006 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico were held on November 4, 2006 to determine who will represent the state of New Mexico in the United States House of Representatives. New Mexico has three seats in the House, apportioned according to the 2000 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms. As of 2016, this is the last time that Republicans won a majority of congressional districts in New Mexico.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico, 2006[1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 313,124 55.81% 1
Republican 247,825 44.17% 2
Independents 135 0.02% 0
Totals 561,084 100.00% 3

District 1[edit]

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Incumbent Republican Heather Wilson defeated Democrat Patricia A. Madrid, the State Attorney General. This district covers the central part of the state.

New Mexico's 1st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Heather Wilson (inc.) 105,986 50.20
Democratic Patricia Madrid 105,125 49.80
Total votes 211,111 100.00
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

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Incumbent Republican Steve Pearce defeated Democrat Albert Kissling. The district covers the southern part of the state.

New Mexico's 2nd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Pearce (inc.) 92,620 59.42
Democratic Albert Kissling 63,119 40.49
Write-ins 135 0.02
Total votes 155,874 100.00
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

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Incumbent Democrat Tom Udall defeated Republican Ronald Dolin. The district covers the northern part of the state.

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Udall (inc.) 144,880 74.64
Republican Bill Dolin 49,219 25.36
Total votes 194,099 100.00
Democratic hold


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