New Mexico Secretary of State - Bureau of Elections
|2008 New Mexico Congressional Primary Results
Democratic Presidential Caucus: 2/5/08, Primary Filing Deadline: 2/12/08, Primary Write-in Filing Deadline: 3/11/08, Presidential Primary Filing Deadline: 3/17/08, New Party Filing Deadline: 4/1/08, Primary: 6/3/08, Republican Presidential Primary: 6/3/08, Independent Filing Deadline: 6/4/08, Minor Party Filing Deadline: 6/24/08, Write-in Filing Deadline: 9/2/08, General Election 11/4/008,
Last Updated: June 4, 2008
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties,|
|President, 49.8% in '04 for Bush, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
|U.S. Sen. Hillary R. Clinton (D-NY) 48.81%,
U.S. Sen. Barack H. Obama (D-IL) 47.67%,
ex-U.S. Sen. John R. Edwards (D-NC) 1.44%, Gov. William B. "Bill" Richardson (D-NM) 0.87%, U.S. Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH) 0.38%, uncommitted 0.29%, U.S. Sen. Joseph R. "Joe" Biden, Jr. (D-DE) 0.08%, U.S. Sen. Christopher J. "Chris" Dodd (D-CT) 0.05%, write in votes 0.13%, spoiled ballots 0.27%,
|U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, III (R-AZ) 86.0%,
'88 Libertarian Party nominee / U.S. Rep. Ronald E. "Ron" Paul (R-TX) 14.0%,
|Ralph Nader (Ind),
|ex-U.S. Rep. Bob Barr (L-GA),|
|Green Party nominee|
|'04 VP nominee / Minister Chuck Baldwin (C-FL),|
|Senator, 65.0% in '02, 6th term, Pete V. Domenici (R) retiring, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Chris Cillizza: 3rd Most Likely to Switch Parties, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, National Journal's Rankings: 4th Most Likely Seat to Switch Party, Robert Novak: Leans Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Tossup, Rothenberg Political Report: Lean Democratic, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Toss Up,
|U.S. Rep. Thomas "Tom" Udall (D),
||U.S. Rep. Stevan "Steve" Pearce (R) 51.4%,
U.S. Rep. Heather A. Wilson (R) 48.6%,
|H.S. teacher Zach Boatman (I),|
|1st Congressional District, 50.2% in '06, 5th term, Heather A. Wilson (R) running for U.S. Senate, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Chris Cillizza: 4th Most Likely Seat to Switch Parties, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: No Clear Favorite, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Robert Novak: Leaning Democratic Takeover, Roll Call's Outlook: Tossup, Rothenberg Political Report: Pure Toss Up,
|Councilor Martin Heinrich (D) 43.4%,
ex-Sec. of St. Rebecca Vigil-Giron (D) 24.6%, ex-NM Health Sec. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) 23.6%, attorney Robert L. Pidcock (D) 8.3%,
|Sheriff Darren White (R) 81.9%,
'06 Senate candidate / St. Sen. Joseph J. Carraro (R) 18.1%,
|2nd Congressional District, 59.4% in '06, 3rd term, Stevan "Steve" Pearce (R) running for Senate, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Republican Favored, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, Robert Novak: Leaning Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Republican Favored,
|ex-Co. Comm'r. Harry Teague (D) 52.2%,
Co. Comm'r. William J. "Bill" McCamley (D) 47.8%,
|steakhouse chain owner / '02 candidate Edward R. Tinsley (R) 31.5%,
Mayor Monty Newman (R) 20.6%, rancher / ex-banker Aubrey L. Dunn, Jr. (R) 20.2%, '96 candidate / businessman Greg Sowards (R) 17.7%, '02 candidate C. Earl Greer (R) 9.9%,
|3rd Congressional District, 74.6% in '06, 5th term, Tom Udall (D) running for Senate, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Robert Novak: Likely Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic,
|Public Regulation Comm'r. Ben Ray Lujan, Jr. (D) 41.6%,
developer Don Wiviott (D) 25.6%, ex-st. Indian Affair Dept. Sec. Benny J. Shendo, Jr. (D) 15.7%, Santa Fe Co. Comm'r. Harry B. Montoya (D) 11.2%, ex-NM Att. Gen. Jon Adams (D) 3.1%, attorney Rudy Martin (D) 2.8%,
|contruction contractor Daniel K. East (R) 53.7%,
attorney Marco E. Gonzales (R) 46.3%,
|'97 candidate Carol A. Miller (I),|
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
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