NM-Senate Class I Seat

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2012 House report  ยท 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
GOP Dems Total GOP Dems Total
Confirmed primary challenges 5 2 7 5 5 10
Possible primary challenges 0 0 0 0 0 0
Open seats* 16 21 41 3 6 102
1. Includes Joe Lieberman, who is retiring from his Conn. senate seat.
This profile of New Mexico's Class I U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Jeff Bingaman, is part of the RaceTracker project.



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Next election: 2012

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Race status [edit race status]


Incumbent: Jeff Bingaman
Incumbent running? No
Primary challenge? N/a

Candidates [edit candidate list]
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Jeff Bingaman Democratic Out of race Source February 18, 2011 Retiring.
Martin Heinrich Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 2, 2011 Current U.S. Rep. for NM-01
Heather Wilson Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 2, 2011 Former U.S. Rep. for NM-01, who retired in 2008 to run for the GOP nomination for Senate.
Hector Balderas Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 26, 2011 Current NM State Auditor.
Greg Sowards Republican Confirmed candidate Source September 6, 2011
Andres Valdez Democratic Confirmed candidate Source July 18, 2011
John Sanchez Republican Out of race Source February 9, 2012 Current NM Lt. Gov.
Bill English Republican Out of race Source January 11, 2012

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Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
TBD TBD

Last election: 2006

Incumbent: Jeff Bingaman

Candidates

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Jeff Bingaman Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Allen McCulloch Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)

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Results

Primary winners: Jeff Bingaman, Allen McCulloch
General election winner: Jeff Bingaman

Articles and resources

See also

External articles

Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "NM-Sen" (link)

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