New Mexico's 1st congressional district

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New Mexico's 1st congressional district
Current Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham (DAlbuquerque)
Distribution 91.35% urban, 8.65% rural
Population (2000) 606,400
Median income $38,413
Ethnicity 71.1% White, 2.6% Black, 1.8% Asian, 42.6% Hispanic, 3.5% Native American, 2.1% other
Cook PVI D+7

New Mexico District 1 of the United States House of Representatives serves the central area of New Mexico, including almost three-fourths of Albuquerque. The current Representative is Democrat Michelle Lujan Grisham, who became the district's second Democratic representative in 2013.

The district from 2003 to 2013

History

Until the 1968 elections, New Mexico's representatives were all elected at-large state-wide. Starting in 1969, however, they were elected by districts. (See New Mexico's At-large congressional district.)

Voting

Election results from presidential races1

Year Office Result
2000 President Gore 48 - 47%
2004 President Kerry 51 - 48%
2008 President Obama 60 - 40%
2012 President Obama 55% - 40%2

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Congress District Home Electoral history
District created January 3, 1969 Districts were created from the former at-large district
Lujan manuel.jpg Manuel Lujan Republican January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1989
91st Albuquerque First elected in 1968

Retired to become United States Secretary of the Interior
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
StevenSchiff.jpg Steven Schiff Republican January 3, 1989 –
March 25, 1998
101st Albuquerque First elected in 1988

Died
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
Vacant March 25, 1998 –
June 25, 1998
105th
Heather Wilson, official 109th Congress photo.jpg Heather Wilson Republican June 25, 1998 –
January 3, 2009
105th Albuquerque Won special election to finish remaining term

Won in the 1998 general election

Retired to run for U.S. Senate
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
Martin Heinrich.jpg Martin Heinrich Democratic January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2013
111th Albuquerque First elected in 2008

Retired to run for U.S. Senate
112th
Michelle Lujan Grisham official photo.jpg Michelle Lujan Grisham Democratic January 3, 2013 –
Present
113th Albuquerque Elected in 2012

Election results

1968197019721974197619781980198219841986198819901992199419961998 (Special)1998200020022004200620082010

1968

United States House of Representatives elections, 1968: New Mexico District 13
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Manuel Lujan 88,517 52.85%
Democratic Thomas G. Morris 78,117 46.64%
Independent William Higgs 854 0.51%
Totals 167,488 100.0%
Republican win (new seat)

1970

United States House of Representatives elections, 19704
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Manuel Lujan (incumbent) 91,187 58.53%
Democratic Fabian Chavez, Jr. 64,598 41.47%
Totals 155,785 100.0%
Republican hold

1972

United States House of Representatives elections, 19725
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Manuel Lujan (incumbent) 118,403 55.68%
Democratic Eugene Gallegos 94,239 44.32%
Totals 212,642 100.0%
Republican hold

1974

United States House of Representatives elections, 19746
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Manuel Lujan (incumbent) 106,268 58.61%
Democratic Roberto Mondragón 71,968 39.69%
American Independent Martin Molloy 3,069 1.70%
Totals 181,305 100.0%
Republican hold

1976

United States House of Representatives elections, 19767
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Manuel Lujan (incumbent) 162,587 72.09%
Democratic Raymond Garcia 61,800 27.40%
Raza Unida Jesus Aragom 1,159 0.51%
Totals 225,546 100.0%
Republican hold

1978

United States House of Representatives elections, 19788
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Manuel Lujan (incumbent) 118,075 62.53%
Democratic Robert M. Hawk 70,761 37.47%
Totals 188,836 100.0%
Republican hold

1980

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980: New Mexico District 19
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Manuel Lujan (incumbent) 125,910 51.01%
Democratic Bill Richardson 120,903 48.99%
Totals 246,813 100.0%
Republican hold

1982

United States House of Representatives elections, 198210
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Manuel Lujan (incumbent) 74,459 52.44%
Democratic Jan A. Hartke 67,534 47.56%
Totals 141,993 100.0%
Republican hold

1984

United States House of Representatives elections, 198411
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Manuel Lujan (incumbent) 115,808 64.94%
Democratic Charles Ted Asbury 60,598 33.98%
Libertarian Stephen P. Curtis 1,936 1.08%
Totals 178,342 100.0%
Republican hold

1986

United States House of Representatives elections, 198612
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Manuel Lujan (incumbent) 90,476 70.89%
Democratic Manny Garcia 37,138 29.10%
Write-in 18 0.01%
Totals 127,632 100.0%
Republican hold

1988

United States House of Representatives elections, 198813
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steven Schiff 89,985 50.56%
Democratic Tom Udall 84,138 47.28%
Libertarian Allen Montgomery Parkman 3,839 2.16%
Totals 177,962 100.0%
Republican hold

1990

United States House of Representatives elections, 199014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steven Schiff (incumbent) 97,375 70.22%
Democratic Rebecca Vigil-Giron 41,306 29.78%
Totals 138,681 100.0%
Republican hold

1992

United States House of Representatives elections, 199215
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steven Schiff (incumbent) 128,426 62.58%
Democratic Robert J. Aragon 76,600 37.33%
Write-in 188 0.09%
Totals 205,214 100.0%
Republican hold

1994

United States House of Representatives elections, 199416
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steven Schiff (incumbent) 119,996 73.93%
Democratic Peter L. Zollinger 42,316 26.07%
Totals 162,312 100.0%
Republican hold

1996

United States House of Representatives elections, 1996: New Mexico District 117
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steven Schiff (incumbent) 109,290 56.60%
Democratic John Wertheim 71,635 37.10%
Green John A. Uhrich 7,694 3.98%
Independent Betty Turrietta-Koury 4,459 2.32%
Totals 193,078 100.0%
Republican hold

1998 (Special)

New Mexico's 1st congressional district special election, 199818
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Heather Wilson 54,853 44.58%
Democratic Phillip Maloof 48,747 39.62%
Green Robert Anderson 18,108 14.72%
Libertarian Bruce Bush 1,337 1.09%
Totals 123,045 100.0%
Republican hold

1998

United States House of Representatives elections, 1998: New Mexico District 119
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Heather Wilson (incumbent) 86,784 48.44%
Democratic Phillip Maloof 75,040 41.88%
Green Robert Anderson 17,266 9.64%
Write-in 78 0.04%
Totals 179,168 100.0%
Republican hold

2000

United States House of Representatives elections, 2000: New Mexico District 120
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Heather Wilson (incumbent) 107,296 50.34%
Democratic John J. Kelly 92,187 43.25%
Green Daniel Kerlinsky 13,656 6.41%
Totals 213,139 100.0%
Republican hold

2002

United States House of Representatives elections, 2002: New Mexico District 121
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Heather Wilson (incumbent) 95,711 55.34%
Democratic Richard M. Romero 77,234 44.66%
Totals 172,945 100.0%
Republican hold

2004

United States House of Representatives elections, 2004: New Mexico District 122
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Heather Wilson (incumbent) 147,372 54.40%
Democratic Richard M. Romero 123,339 45.53%
Republican Orlin G. Cole (as a write-in) 194 0.07%
Totals 270,905 100.0%
Republican hold

2006

United States House of Representatives elections, 2006: New Mexico District 123
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Heather Wilson (incumbent) 105,986 50.20%
Democratic Patricia A. Madrid 105,125 49.80%
Totals 211,111 100.0%
Republican hold

2008

2008 Primary Election

2008 Democratic Primary Congressional Election, District 124
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Martin Heinrich 22,344 43.51%
Democratic Rebecca Vigil-Giron 12,659 24.65%
Democratic Michelle Lujan Grisham 12,073 23.51%
Democratic Robert Pidcock 4,272 8.33%
2008 Republican Primary Congressional Election, District 125
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darren White 37,055 81.80%
Republican Joseph Cararro 8,244 18.20%

2008 General Election

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008: New Mexico District 126
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Martin Heinrich 166,271 55.65%
Republican Darren White 132,485 44.35%
Totals 298,756 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican

2010

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010: New Mexico District 127
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Martin Heinrich (incumbent) 112,707 51.88%
Republican Jon Barela 104,543 48.12%
Totals 217,250 100.0%
Democratic hold

Notes

References

Coordinates: 34°46′18″N 106°03′04″W / 34.77167°N 106.05111°W / 34.77167; -106.05111








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