Constitution Party

In its own words, the Constitution Party seeks "to restore our government to its Constitutional limits and our law to its Biblical foundations."

Democratic Party

Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1792, the Democrats are considered center-left on the political spectrum.

Green Party

The Green Party of the United States focuses on the environment, social justice, diversity, peace, non-violence and citizen participation.


Independent voters are not tied to any one party. Though they may be registered with a party, they tend to vote for candidates and issues more than a particular party ideology.

Libertarian Party

Libertarians favor fewer regulations, a non-interventionist policy on markets and foreign policy and strong civil liberties.

Republican Party

Founded in Michigan in 1854, the Republicans are considered right of the political center in the US.

Featured Races

U.S. Senator

The winner will serve a six year term, earning $174,000 a year and be responsible for drafting and voting on legislation.

District Attorney-2nd District

District 2 encompasses Bernalill County.

U.S. House-District 1

New Mexico's First Congressional District covers much of central part of the state including metro Albuquerque.

U.S. House-District 2

New Mexico's Second Congressional District covers southern counties and portions of eastern and western counties.

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New Mexico Politics

Gun control groups rally at Roundhouse
Gun control groups are trying to put pressure on Gov. Susana Martinez to let the legislature consider a bill requiring a…

Gun laws up for debate in Legislation Session
Another hot button issue that may come up in the roundhouse during the legislative session is gun control.

State of the State focuses on education
Gov. Susana Martinez urged lawmakers to focus on education reform during her State of the State Address on Tuesday.

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New Mexico (change)

New Mexico is located in the southwestern region of the U.S. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, New Mexico has also been part of Imperial Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory.
Offices & Officials

Governor: Susana Martinez
Lieutenant Governor: John Sanchez
Attorney General: Gary King
Secretary of State: Dianna J. DurĂ¡n