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Parents > United States > New Mexico > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1970 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1970 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1970 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1971 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1977 - 12:00pm
Turnout 28.50% Total Population
ContributorUser 13
Last ModifiedThomas Walker October 07, 2005 11:18pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameJoseph M. Montoya Votes178,209 (54.70%)
Term01/03/1965 - 01/03/1971 Margin30,647 (+9.41%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1976
NameHarrison "Jack" Schmitt Votes234,681 (56.82%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1983 Margin58,299 (+14.11%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 02, 1970 NM US Senate- D Primary Joseph M. Montoya
D 116,666
Jun 02, 1970 NM US Senate- R Primary Anderson Carter
R 55,617
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Name (I) Sen. Joseph M. Montoya Anderson Carter William Higgs  
PartyDemocratic Republican People's Constitutional  
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Uncertified Votes151,486 (52.26%) 135,004 (46.57%) 3,382 (1.17%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -16,482 (-5.69%) -148,104 (-51.09%)  
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