New Mexico's 3rd congressional district
New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District serves the northern half of New Mexico, including the state's Capital, Santa Fe. The district has a significant Native American presence, encompassing most of the New Mexico portion of the Navajo Nation situated in the northwest corner of the state and most of the Puebloan peoples reservations. The current Representative is Democrat Ben Ray Luján.
|New Mexico's 3rd congressional district|
New Mexico's 3rd congressional district since January 3, 2013
- 1 Voting
- 2 List of members representing the district
- 3 Election results
- 4 Living former Members
- 5 Historical district boundaries
- 6 See also
- 7 References
Election results from presidential races
|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%|
List of members representing the districtEdit
|District created January 3, 1983|
|Santa Fe||Democratic||January 3, 1983 –
February 13, 1997
|Elected in 1982.|
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Resigned to become U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
|Vacant||February 13, 1997 –
May 13, 1997
|Santa Fe||Republican||May 13, 1997 –
January 3, 1999
|Elected to finish Richardson's term|
|Santa Fe||Democratic||January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2009
|Elected in 1998.|
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Retired to run for U.S. senator
Ben Ray Luján
|Nambé||Democratic||January 3, 2009 –
|Elected in 2008.|
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018
|Republican||Marjorie Bell Chambers||46,466||35.39|
|Democratic win (new seat)|
|Democratic||Bill Richardson (incumbent)||100,470||60.81|
|Republican||Louis H. Gallegos||62,351||37.74|
|Libertarian||Shirley Machocky Jones||2,388||1.45|
|Democratic||Bill Richardson (incumbent)||95,760||71.30|
|Republican||David F. Cargo||38,552||28.70|
|Democratic||Bill Richardson (incumbent)||124,938||73.11|
|Republican||Cecilia M. Salazar||45,954||26.89|
|Democratic||Bill Richardson (incumbent)||104,225||74.46|
|Republican||Phil T. Archuletta||35,751||25.54|
|Democratic||Bill Richardson (incumbent)||122,850||67.42|
|Republican||F. Gregg Bemis, Jr.||54,569||29.95|
|Democratic||Bill Richardson (incumbent)||99,900||63.59|
|Republican||F. Gregg Bemis, Jr.||53,515||34.06|
|Democratic||Bill Richardson (incumbent)||124,594||67.25|
|Democratic||Eric P. Serna||40,542||39.79|
|Republican gain from Democratic|
|Republican||Bill Redmond (incumbent)||74,266||43.27|
|Democratic gain from Republican|
|Democratic||Tom Udall (incumbent)||135,040||67.18|
|Republican||Lisa L. Lutz||65,979||32.82|
|Democratic||Tom Udall (incumbent)||122,921||100.00|
|Democratic||Tom Udall (incumbent)||175,269||68.68|
|Republican||Gregory M. Tucker||79,935||31.32|
|Democratic||Tom Udall (incumbent)||144,880||74.64|
|Republican||Ronald M. Dolin||49,219||25.36|
2008 Primary ElectionEdit
|Democratic||Ben Ray Luján||26,667||41.58|
|Democratic||Benny J. Shendo, Jr.||10,113||15.77|
|Republican||Daniel K. East||14,767||53.89|
2008 General ElectionEdit
|Democratic||Ben Ray Luján||161,292||56.74|
|Republican||Daniel K. East||86,618||30.47|
|Democratic||Ben Ray Luján (incumbent)||120,057||56.99|
|Republican||Thomas E. Mullins||90,621||43.01|
|Democratic||Ben Ray Luján (Incumbent)||167,103||63.12|
|Republican||Jefferson L. Byrd||97,616||36.88|
|Democratic||Ben Ray Luján (Incumbent)||113,249||61.52|
|Republican||Thomas Hook (Write-In)||52||0.03|
|Democratic||Ben Ray Luján (Incumbent)||170,612||62.42|
|Republican||Michael H. Romero||102,730||37.58|
|Democratic||Ben Ray Luján (Incumbent)||155,201||63.04|
|Republican||Jerald S. McFall||76,427||31.02|
Living former MembersEdit
As of January 2019[update], there are three living former members.
|Representative||Term of office||Date of birth (and age)|
|Bill Richardson||1983–1997||November 15, 1947|
|William T. Redmond||1997–1999||January 28, 1954|
|Tom Udall||1999–2009||May 18, 1948|
Historical district boundariesEdit
- "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
- "Pueblos, Tribes & Nations". www.newmexico.org. Retrieved 2018-06-22.
- Presidential Election Results, by district, swingstateproject.com
- 1982 Election Results
- 1984 Election Results
- 1986 Election Results
- 1988 Election Results
- 1990 Election Results
- 1992 Election Results
- 1994 Election Results
- 1996 Election Results
- 1997 Special Election Results
- 1998 Election Results
- 2000 Election Results
- 2002 Election Results
- 2004 Election Results
- 2006 Election Results
- 2008 Primary Results
- 2008 Primary Results
- 2008 Election Results
- 2010 Election Results
- "Statewide Results". New Mexico Secretary of State.
- "Official Results General Election - November 4, 2014". New Mexico Secretary of State. November 4, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2015.
- "Election Night Results - November 8, 2016". New Mexico Secretary of State. November 8, 2016. Retrieved 2016-12-07.