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  New Mexico
State Government
  Governor  Susana Martinez 1 10 +6.74%
  Lieutenant Governor  John Sanchez 1 10 +6.75%
  Secretary of State  Dianna J. Duran 1 10 +14.88%
  Auditor  Hector H. Balderas 2 10 +10.30%
  Treasurer  James B. "Jim" Lewis 3 10 +10.73%
  Attorney General  Gary K. King 2 10 +7.42%
  Commissioner of Public Lands  Ray Powell 3 10 +4.83%
  NM State House  Democratic Party Control 0 13 +5.71%
  NM State Senate  Democratic Party Control 0 12 +19.05%
  NM Public Regulation Commission  Democratic Party Control 0 12 +20.00%
President
  President  Barack Obama 2 12 +10.15%
Senate
  Senate Class I  Martin Heinrich 1 12 +5.73%
  Senate Class II  Tom Udall 1 08 +22.66%
House of Representatives
  NM - District 01  Michelle Lujan Grisham 1 12 +18.29%
  NM - District 02  Steve Pearce 5 12 +18.19%
  NM - District 03  Ben R. Lujan 3 12 +26.25%
County List
 Counties 
Supreme Court
 NM Supreme Court 

Sub-Races
  U.S. House of Representatives  Republican Party Control 0 12 +7.59%

Neighbors

Created From
[X] Territory of New Mexico
State DETAILS
Parents > United States  
Website[Link]
Established January 06, 1912
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedScott³ May 27, 2010 12:08pm
DescriptionNew Mexico joined the Union on January 6, 1912 as the 47th State. Our Capital is in Santa Fe.

New Mexico's motto is
Crescit Eundo (It Grows As It Goes).

New Mexico is known as the "Land of Enchantment."

Our flag consists of the Zia Sun Symbol on a field of yellow.

New Mexico has two state songs, "O, Fair New Mexico" and "Asi es Nuevo Mejico."

New Mexico's state bird is the roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus).

Our state flower is the Yucca (Yucca glauca).

Our state tree is the Pinon Pine (Pinus edulis)

Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone)
All statewide posts' terms begin/end on January 1st. NM Constitution
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PVID+3.33 ( D+1.93 R-4.36 I-0.03 N-0.08 LBT+2.56 G-0.02 CST+0.03 PFP-0.05 J-0.03 A'sP-0.03 IR-0.02 )
NM CDs 2013-2023

Largest Population Cities [More]  
# City County Population As Of
1 Albuquerque Bernalillo 521,999 2008-07-01
2 Las Cruces Doña Ana 91,865 2008-07-01
3 Rio Rancho Sandoval 79,655 2008-07-01
4 Santa Fe Santa Fe 71,831 2008-07-01
5 Roswell Chaves 46,198 2008-07-01
6 Farmington San Juan 42,637 2008-07-01
7 Alamogordo Otero 35,757 2008-07-01
8 Clovis Curry 32,352 2008-07-01
9 Hobbs Lea 30,476 2008-07-01
10 Carlsbad Eddy 25,629 2008-07-01
11 Gallup McKinley 19,979 2008-07-01
12 Deming Luna 15,480 2008-07-01
13 Sunland Park Doña Ana 14,453 2008-07-01
14 Los Lunas Valencia 14,153 2008-07-01
15 Las Vegas San Miguel 13,818 2008-07-01
16 Portales Roosevelt 12,215 2008-07-01
17 Artesia Eddy 10,994 2008-07-01
18 Silver City Grant 10,329 2008-07-01
19 Lovington Lea 9,975 2008-07-01
20 Bernalillo Sandoval 9,237 2008-07-01
21 Ruidoso Lincoln 9,096 2008-07-01
22 Socorro Socorro 8,989 2008-07-01
23 Grants Cibola 8,871 2008-07-01
24 Corrales Sandoval 7,787 2008-07-01
25 Belen Valencia 7,325 2008-07-01
26 Bloomfield San Juan 7,234 2008-07-01
27 Aztec San Juan 6,927 2008-07-01
28 Truth or Consequences Sierra 6,784 2008-07-01
29 Raton Colfax 6,465 2008-07-01
30 Los Ranchos de Albuquerque Bernalillo 5,622 2008-07-01
31 Taos Taos 5,551 2008-07-01
32 Tucumcari Quay 5,268 2008-07-01
33 Bosque Farms Valencia 4,060 2008-07-01
34 Peralta Valencia 3,597 2008-07-01
35 Tularosa Otero 3,015 2008-07-01
36 Lordsburg Hidalgo 2,812 2008-07-01
37 Eunice Lea 2,771 2008-07-01
38 Edgewood Santa Fe 2,742 2008-07-01
39 Santa Rosa Guadalupe 2,642 2008-07-01
40 Ruidoso Downs Lincoln 2,637 2008-07-01
41 Milan Cibola 2,484 2008-07-01
42 Bayard Grant 2,399 2008-07-01
43 Clayton Union 2,303 2008-07-01
44 Mesilla Doña Ana 2,200 2008-07-01
45 Jal Lea 2,045 2008-07-01
46 Moriarty Torrance 1,952 2008-07-01
47 Questa Taos 1,907 2008-07-01
48 Santa Clara Grant 1,856 2008-07-01
49 Columbus Luna 1,841 2008-07-01
50 Hatch Doña Ana 1,647 2008-07-01
51 Estancia Torrance 1,572 2008-07-01
52 Capitan Lincoln 1,510 2008-07-01
53 Pecos San Miguel 1,489 2008-07-01
54 Hurley Grant 1,410 2008-07-01
55 Elephant Butte Sierra 1,369 2008-07-01
56 Cuba Sandoval 1,358 2008-07-01
57 Chama Rio Arriba 1,347 2008-07-01
58 Loving Eddy 1,340 2008-07-01
59 Dexter Chaves 1,231 2008-07-01
60 Hagerman Chaves 1,160 2008-07-01

INFORMATION LINKS
Constitution Party of New Mexico  Discuss
Democratic Party of New Mexico  Discuss
Green Party of New Mexico  Discuss
Libertarian Party of New Mexico  Discuss
New Mexico Legislature  Discuss
New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan  Discuss
NM Secretary of State  Discuss
Office of the Governor of New Mexico  Discuss
Republican Party of New Mexico  Discuss

PARTY REGISTRATION
Pty Amount % As Of Contributor
D 596,209 47.50% Oct 31, 2012 IndyGeorgia
R 395,992 31.55% Oct 31, 2012 IndyGeorgia
I 225,498 17.96% Oct 31, 2012 IndyGeorgia
OTH 37,574 2.99% Oct 31, 2012 IndyGeorgia

DEMOGRAPHIC
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MEDIA

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Jan 01, 1900 08:00am Jan 01, 1900 08:00pm General Election NM Poll Open and Close Times Set  RP 

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 06, 2012 09:00am General New Mexico marks 100 years of statehood  Article DFWDem 
Jun 24, 2011 04:00pm Legal Ruling N.M. ex-boyfriend ordered to remove abortion billboard  Article Brandon 
Oct 18, 2010 07:00pm General "Already Voted" Leaning Heavily Republican in NM  Article Jason 
Apr 20, 2009 03:00pm Oops Four Corners marker 2 1/2 miles off? Too late  Article DFWDem 
Nov 03, 2008 04:00pm Analysis The blueing of New Mexico  Article DFWDem 
Oct 28, 2008 11:35am Blog Entry T Minus 7 Days: Tsunami Warning Issued; NM R's Head To Lifeboats  Article DFWDem 

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