2012 New Mexico Senate Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the New Mexico senate race. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 New Mexico Senate Race - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
New Mexico senate election - class or district 1
PercVotesPartyCandidate
51%388868DMartin Heinrich
45.4%346620RHeather Wilson
3.6%27680IJon Barrie
Election Information for New Mexico
Primary DateJune 05, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentJeff Bingaman
Incumbent StatusNot Seeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 New Mexico Senate Race - Primary Election Candidates

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat senate Primary Election in New Mexico - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
60%83273Martin Heinrich25
40%56622Hector Balderas0
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican senate Primary Election in New Mexico - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
70%64422Heather Wilson15
30%27746Greg Sowards11

Debates

DatePartyDebateParticipants
May 11, 2012RCruces Sun News InterviewsGreg Sowards, Heather Wilson
April 12, 2012RRepublican Party of Otero County ForumGreg Sowards, Heather Wilson

Past Election Results

Election Results for Senate seat class 1 in New Mexico in 2006
Past Election Results - US Senate Seat Class 1 - New Mexico
Jeff Bingaman
71%
2006
29%
Allen McCulloch
Jeff Bingaman
62%
2000
38%
Bill Redmond
Jeff Bingaman
54%
1994
46%
Colin R. McMillan
Jeff Bingaman
63%
1988
37%
Bill Valentine
Jeff Bingaman
54%
1982
46%
Harrison H. Schmitt