New Mexico's 3rd congressional district

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New Mexico's 3rd congressional district
New Mexico US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif
New Mexico's 3rd congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Teresa Leger Fernandez
DSanta Fe
Distribution
  • 64.70% urban
  • 35.30% rural
Population (2019)699,985
Median income$53,357
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+8[1]

New Mexico's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district is the U.S state of New Mexico. The district is in the north part of the state. Many Native Americans live in the district and most of the Navajo Nation is also in the district.[2] The people who live in the district elect a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. The current Representative is Democrat Teresa Leger Fernandez.

Election history[change | change source]

Year Office Result
2000 President Gore 52 – 43%
2004 President Kerry 54 – 45%
2008 President Obama 61 – 38%
2012 President Obama 57 – 39%
2016 President Clinton 52 – 37%
2018 Senator Heinrich 57 – 27%
2018 Governor Lujan Grisham 61 – 39%
2020 President Biden 58 – 40%

1982[change | change source]

1982 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Richardson 84,669 64.49
Republican Marjorie Bell Chambers 46,466 35.39
Write-in 158 0.12
Total votes 131,293 100.00
Democratic win (new seat)

1984[change | change source]

1984 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Richardson (Incumbent) 100,470 60.81
Republican Louis H. Gallegos 62,351 37.74
Libertarian Shirley Machocky Jones 2,388 1.45
Total votes 165,209 100.00
Democratic hold

1986[change | change source]

1986 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Richardson (Incumbent) 95,760 71.30
Republican David F. Cargo 38,552 28.70
Total votes 134,312 100.00
Democratic hold

1988[change | change source]

1988 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Richardson (Incumbent) 124,938 73.11
Republican Cecilia M. Salazar 45,954 26.89
Total votes 170,892 100.00
Democratic hold

1990[change | change source]

1990 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Richardson (Incumbent) 104,225 74.46
Republican Phil T. Archuletta 35,751 25.54
Total votes 139,976 100.00
Democratic hold

1992[change | change source]

1992 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Richardson (Incumbent) 122,850 67.42
Republican F. Gregg Bemis Jr. 54,569 29.95
Libertarian Ed Nagel 4,798 2.63
Total votes 182,217 100.00
Democratic hold

1994[change | change source]

1994 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Richardson (Incumbent) 99,900 63.59
Republican F. Gregg Bemis Jr. 53,515 34.06
Libertarian Ed Nagel 3,697 2.35
Total votes 157,112 100.00
Democratic hold

1996[change | change source]

1996 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Richardson (Incumbent) 124,594 67.25
Republican Bill Redmond 56,580 30.54
Libertarian Ed Nagel 4,097 2.21
Total votes 185,271 100.00
Democratic hold

1997 (Special)[change | change source]

1997 New Mexico's 3rd congressional district special election[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Redmond 43,559 42.75
Democratic Eric P. Serna 40,542 39.79
Green Carol Miller 17,101 16.78
Libertarian Ed Nagel 393 0.39
Reform Daniel Pearlman 304 0.30
Total votes 101,899 100.00
Republican gain from Democratic

1998[change | change source]

1998 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Udall 91,248 53.16
Republican Bill Redmond (Incumbent) 74,266 43.27
Green Carol Miller 6,103 3.56
Write-in 32 0.01
Total votes 171,649 100.00
Democratic gain from Republican

2000[change | change source]

2000 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Udall (Incumbent) 135,040 67.18
Republican Lisa L. Lutz 65,979 32.82
Total votes 201,019 100.00
Democratic hold

2002[change | change source]

2002 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Udall (Incumbent) 122,921 100.00
Total votes 122,921 100.00
Democratic hold

2004[change | change source]

2004 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Udall (Incumbent) 175,269 68.68
Republican Gregory M. Tucker 79,935 31.32
Total votes 255,204 100.00
Democratic hold

2006[change | change source]

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Udall (Incumbent) 144,880 74.64
Republican Ronald M. Dolin 49,219 25.36
Total votes 194,099 100.00
Democratic hold

2008[change | change source]

2008 Democratic Primary Congressional Election, District 3[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Ray Luján 26,667 41.58
Democratic Don Wiviott 16,314 25.44
Democratic Benny J. Shendo Jr. 10,113 15.77
Democratic Harry Montoya 7,205 11.23
Democratic Jon Adams 1,993 3.11
Democratic Rudy Martin 1,838 2.87
2008 Republican Primary Congressional Election, District 3[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Daniel K. East 14,767 53.89
Republican Marco Gonzales 12,634 46.11
2008 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Ray Luján 161,292 56.74
Republican Daniel K. East 86,618 30.47
Independent Carol Miller 36,348 12.79
Total votes 284,258 100.00
Democratic hold

2010[change | change source]

2010 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Ray Luján (Incumbent) 120,057 56.99
Republican Thomas E. Mullins 90,621 43.01
Total votes 210,678 100.00
Democratic hold

2012[change | change source]

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Ray Luján (Incumbent) 167,103 63.12
Republican Jefferson L. Byrd 97,616 36.88
Total votes 264,719 100.00
Democratic hold

2014[change | change source]

2014 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Ray Luján (Incumbent) 113,249 61.52
Republican Jefferson Byrd 70,775 38.45
Republican Thomas Hook (Write-In) 52 0.03
Total votes 184,076 100.00
Democratic hold

2016[change | change source]

2016 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Ray Luján (Incumbent) 170,612 62.42
Republican Michael H. Romero 102,730 37.58
Total votes 273,342 100.00
Democratic hold

2018[change | change source]

2018 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Ray Luján (Incumbent) 155,201 63.04
Republican Jerald S. McFall 76,427 31.02
Libertarian Christopher Manning 13,265 5.4
Total votes 244,893 100.00
Democratic hold

2020[change | change source]

2020 United States House of Representatives elections in New Mexico: District 3
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Teresa Leger Fernandez 186,282 58.07
Republican Alexis Johnson 131,166 41.03
Total votes 317,448 100.00
Democratic hold

References[change | change source]

  1. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  2. "Pueblos, Tribes & Nations". www.newmexico.org. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
  3. "1982 Election Results" (PDF).
  4. "1984 Election Results" (PDF).
  5. "1986 Election Results" (PDF).
  6. "1988 Election Results" (PDF).
  7. "1990 Election Results" (PDF).
  8. "1992 Election Results" (PDF).
  9. "1994 Election Results" (PDF).
  10. "1996 Election Results" (PDF).
  11. hosted.ap.org http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/external/pre-election/profilesdistricts/NM03.html?SITE=NPRELN&SECTION=PREELECTION&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT%201997. Retrieved November 13, 2020. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. "1998 Election Results" (PDF).
  13. "2000 Election Results" (PDF).
  14. "2002 Election Results" (PDF).
  15. "2004 Election Results" (PDF).
  16. "2006 Election Results" (PDF).
  17. 17.0 17.1 "2008 Primary Results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on October 22, 2016. Retrieved May 11, 2011.
  18. "2008 Election Results" (PDF).
  19. "2010 Election Results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2011. Retrieved May 11, 2011.
  20. "Statewide Results". New Mexico Secretary of State. Archived from the original on December 27, 2017.
  21. "Official Results General Election - November 4, 2014". New Mexico Secretary of State. November 4, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2015.
  22. "Election Night Results - November 8, 2016". New Mexico Secretary of State. November 8, 2016. Retrieved December 7, 2016.