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New Mexico's 2nd congressional district
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Current Representative Harry Teague (D)
Population (2000) 606,406
Median income $29,269
Ethnicity 68.8% White, 2.6% Black, 0.6% Asian, 47.3% Hispanic, 5.5% Native American, 1.0% other
Cook PVI R+6

New Mexico's second congressional district to the United States House of Representatives serves the southern half of New Mexico, including Las Cruces and Roswell. Geographically, it is the sixth largest district in the nation, and the 2nd-largest not to comprise an entire state (after Nevada's 2nd district). It is currently represented by Democrat Harry Teague.

List of representatives

District borders are periodically redrawn and some District residences may no longer be in the District.

Representative Party Years District home Notes
Ed Foreman Republican 1969 – 1971 Portales Lost re-election
Harold L. Runnels Democratic 1971 – 1981 Lovington Died in office
Joe Skeen Republican 1981 – 2003 Roswell Retired
Steve Pearce Republican 2003 – 2009 Hobbs Declined to seek re-election, instead ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate
Harry Teague Democratic 2009 – Hobbs Incumbent

Recent election results

United States House of Representatives elections, 1980: New Mexico District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Joe Skeen (as a write-in) 61,564 38
Democratic David King 55,085 34
Democratic Dorothy Runnels (as a write-in) 45,343 28
United States House of Representatives elections, 1996: New Mexico District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Joe Skeen 95,091 56
Democratic E. Shirley Baca 74,915 44
Majority 20,176 12
Turnout 170,006
Republican hold Swing
United States House of Representatives elections, 1998: New Mexico District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Joe Skeen 85,077 58 +2
Democratic E. Shirley Baca 61,796 42 -2
Majority 13,744 16 +4
Turnout 181,168
Republican hold Swing +2
United States House of Representatives elections, 2000: New Mexico District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Joe Skeen 100,742 58
Democratic Michael A. Montoya 72,614 42
Majority 28,128 16
Turnout 173,356
Republican hold Swing 0
United States House of Representatives elections, 2002: New Mexico District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Steve Pearce 79,631 56 -2
Democratic John Arthur Smith 61,916 44 +2
Green George L. Dewey 43
Write-In Padraig M. Lynch 39
Majority 17,715 12 -4
Turnout 141,629
Republican hold Swing -2
United States House of Representatives elections, 2004: New Mexico District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Steve Pearce 130,498 60 +4
Democratic Gary King 86,292 40 -4
Majority 44,206 20 +8
Turnout 216,790
Republican hold Swing +4
United States House of Representatives elections, 2006: New Mexico District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Steve Pearce 90,169 60
Democratic Albert Kissling 60,496 40
Majority 29,673 20
Turnout 150,665
Republican hold Swing {{{swing}}}
United States House of Representatives elections, 2008: New Mexico District 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Harry Teague 122,176 55 +15%
Republican Ed Tinsley 98,116 45 -15%
Turnout 220,292
Democratic gain from Republican Swing +15

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