The Green Papers: New Mexico 2020 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 2 June 2020 (presumably)
General Election: Tuesday 3 November 2020 (presumably)
Tuesday 2 June 2020 (presumably) - Primary. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p MDT (1300-0100 UTC).
Tuesday 3 November 2020 (presumably) - General Election. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p MST (1400-0200 UTC).
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
Governor:1 
2010 Census:2,067,273 (0.67% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:5(0.93% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:3(0.69% of 435)
Capital:Santa Fe
 

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New Mexico State and Local Government

New Mexico 2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans

           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 116th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator  Martin Trevor Heinrich
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2018.
Previously served in the U.S. House elected 2008, re-elected 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Martin Trevor Heinrich
FEC S2NM00088

Class 2
Seat up for regular election
Open
Democratic Senator  Tom Udall
First elected: 2008; re-elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 25 March 2019: "... I'm announcing today that I won’t be seeking re-election next year."
 Candidate list (4)
  Candidate Democratic     Giovanni Alexander Haqani
FEC S0NM00082
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Ben Ray Luján
Congressman CD 3

FEC S0NM00058; 31 Mar 19; Tot $508,924; Dsb $255,711
  Candidate Democratic     Secretary of State  Maggie Toulouse Oliver
FEC S0NM00074
  Candidate Republican     Gavin Clarkson
FEC S0NM00066

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Democratic Governor  Michelle Lujan Grisham
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Elected on a ticket with (but nominated separately from) the Governor

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor  Howie C. Morales
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

116th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2021. No Term Limit. 116th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
3 Democratic (2 Undetermined, 1 Open)

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Congressman  Debra A. "Deb" Haaland
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Debra A. "Deb" Haaland
FEC H8NM01331; 31 Mar 19; Tot $190,854; Dsb $110,871

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Congressman  Xochitl Torres Small
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Xochitl Torres Small
FEC H8NM02248; 31 Mar 19; Tot $452,866; Dsb $102,692
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative  Stella Yvette "Yvette" Herrell
FEC H8NM02156; 31 Mar 19; Tot $210,522; Dsb $96,155
  Candidate Republican     former Fresno Councilman Chris Mathys
FEC H0NM02211; 31 Mar 19; Tot $76,000; Dsb $9,269

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Open
Democratic Congressman  Ben Ray Luján
First elected: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 1 April 2019: Congressman Luján declared he would run for the Class 2 Senate Seat in 2020.
 Candidate list (11) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Rob Apodaca
FEC H0NM03144
  Candidate Democratic     Dineh Benally
  Candidate Democratic     Cameron Alton Chick, Sr.
FEC H0NM03052
  Candidate Democratic     Gavin Kaiser
FEC H0NM03086
  Candidate Democratic     Teresa Leger
a.k.a. Teresa Leger de Fernandez

FEC H0NM03102
  Candidate Democratic     Jaymeson Pegue
FEC H0NM03128
  Candidate Democratic     Valerie Plame
FEC H0NM03110
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative Joseph Louis Sanchez
FEC H0NM03078
  Candidate Democratic     First Judicial District Attorney  Marco P. Serna
FEC H0NM03136
  Candidate Democratic     Aztec Mayor/Commissioner Victor C. Snover
  Candidate Republican     Brett Kokinadis
FEC H0NM03094

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Democratic Secretary of State  Maggie Toulouse Oliver
First elected in a Special Election: 8 November 2016 (re: resignation of Dianna Duran); re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Secretary of State is unaffected by the State's term limit.
19 April 2019: Filed with the FEC to run for the U.S. Senate Class 2 seat.

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Democratic Attorney General Hector H. Balderas
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Attorney General is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Democratic Treasurer Tim Eichenberg
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Treasurer is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Democratic Auditor Brian S. Colón
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Auditor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Commissioner of Public Lands  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Democratic Public Lands Commissioner  Stephanie Garcia Richard
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 12 incumbents, 16 candidates
  Republican: 4 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Justice Party
  Right to Life
  Unity
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  Constitution of the State of New Mexico
Election Authority
  New Mexico Secretary of State
  NMVote.org
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  New Mexico Legislature
Democratic
  New Mexico Democratic Party
Republican
  Republican Party of New Mexico
Third Party
  Constitution Party of New Mexico
  Constitution Party of New Mexico
  Justice Party of New Mexico
  Libertarian Party of New Mexico
  The Right to Life Committee of New Mexico
  The Unity Party of New Mexico
Media & others
  Alamogordo Daily News
  Albuquerque Journal
  Carlsbad Current-Argus
  Farmington Daily Times
  Independent - Gallup
  KOB TV - NBC - Albuquerque
  KOB TV - NBC - Albuquerque
  KRQE TV - KREZ TV - KBIM TV - CBS - Albuquerque
  KUNM FM - Public Radio - Albuquerque
  lamonitor.com - Los Alamos
  Las Cruces Sun-News
  New Mexican - Santa Fe
  New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan
  Politics1.com - New Mexico
  Ruidoso News
  Sangre de Cristo Chronicle - Angel Fire
  The Herald - Truth or Consequences
  The Taos News
  Valencia County News-Bulletin

 


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