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New Mexico Profile

Key Figures:

  • 3 Seats: 1R, 2D
  • New Mexico Republicans won 48.4% of votes in 2010 and one-third of US House seats

New Mexico Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

11th (20.8)

 

Representation

37th (23.3)

Margin of Victory

3rd (9.5)

 

Seats-to-Votes

26th (15.1)

Landslide Index

1st (0)

 

House Turnout

23rd (42.7)


 

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

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--

26.4

21.8

26.7

30.0

24.4

22.4

29.4

20.8

Voter Turnout

25%

40%

45%

40%

47%

33%

57%

41.8%

59.2%

42.7%

Representation Index

32%

27%

27%

21%

27%

22%

35%

25.6%

33.2%

23.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

38%

33%

40%

47%

42%

32%

39%

38.8%

43.9%

45.3%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

20/55

20/47

22/54

30/60

24/55

0/53

22/55

20/54

100/0

67.5/24.5

Drop-Off Voters

2.5%

1.3%

1.4%

0.2%

1.7%

9.7%

1.8%

0.0%

1.9%

0.9%

Avg Margin of Victory

25%

36%

23%

11%

19%

41%

22%

22.9%

17.8%

9.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

50-49-1

57-41-2

48-49-3

49-46-5

47-51-2

40-60-0

48-52-0

44-56-0

39.4-56.1-4.5

48.4-51.6-0

Seats for (R-D-O%)

67-33-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

0-100-0

33.3-66.7-0

Seat Changes

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0

0

1

0

0

0

0

2

1

                                     Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

U.S. House (R-D-O)

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

0-3-0

1-2-0

Landslide Index

33%

67%

33.3%

33.3%

0%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

1

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

0

1

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

2

0

1

2

2

Landslide: 20-40

0

2

0

1

0

No Contest: 40+

0

0

1

0

0

Uncontested

1

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

2/3

3/3

3/3

0/3

3/3

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

2/3

3/3

3/3

0/0

2/3

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/3

2/3

1/3

1/0

0/3

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

0/1

1/2

0/2

0/0

0/0

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/0

0/2

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

0

1

1

0

0

Uncontested Primary

2

--

--

0

--

Elected Women

1

1

1

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

1L

1L

Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

U.S. House (R-D-O)

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

Landslide Index

67%

100%

33%

0%

33%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

2

1

Opportunity: 10-20

1

0

2

1

1

Landslide: 20-40

2

2

1

0

1

No Contest: 40+

0

1

0

0

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

3/3

3/3

3/3

3/3

3/3

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

3/3

3/3

3/3

2/3

3/3

Landslide / Total Incumbent

2/3

3/3

1/3

0/3

1/3

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/ 2

2/2

0/2

0/3

0/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/1

1/1

1/1

0/0

1/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

2

2

0

0

0

Uncontested Primary

3

3

2

1

0

Elected Women

0

0

0

1

1

Elected Racial Minorities

1L

1L

1L

0

0

                                     

Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1990

1982

1984

1986

1988

1990

U.S. House (R-D-O)

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

Landslide Index

33%

100%

100%

67%

100%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

0

0

1

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

1

0

0

0

0

Landslide: 20-40

1

2

1

1

1

No Contest: 40+

0

1

2

0

1

Uncontested

0

0

0

1

1

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

2/3

3/3

3/3

2/3

3/3

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

2/2

3/3

3/3

2/2

3/3

Landslide / Total Incumbent

0/2

3/3

3/3

2/2

3/3

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

0/2

2/2

2/2

1/1

2/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

0

1

3

2

2

Uncontested Primary

1

1

3

2

3

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

2L

2L

2L

1L

1L

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