Republican Party of New Mexico


Republican Party of New Mexico

The Republican Party of New Mexico is the affiliate of the United States Republican Party in New Mexico, headquartered in Albuquerque.[1] The party is led by Chairman Monty Newman.[2]

The party has provided twelve of the thirty-one Governors of New Mexico, including only three (Susana Martinez, Gary Johnson, and Garrey Carruthers) in the past forty years. As of 12 October 2010, 32% of New Mexican voters are registered Republicans, compared to 49% registered Democrats.[3]

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Current elected officials

The New Mexico Republican Party controls three of the state's seven statewide offices and holds a minority in both the New Mexico Senate and New Mexico House of Representatives. Republicans also hold one of the state's three U.S. House seats.

State
Federal

Chairmen

  • John Dendahl (1994 – 2003)
  • Ramsey Gorham (2003 – 2004)
  • Allen Weh (2004 – 2009)
  • Harvey Yates (2009 – 2010)
  • Monty Newman (2010 – present day )

Footnotes

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Republican Party of New Mexico. Retrieved on May 13, 2010.
  2. ^ "In the News: Yates to chair NM GOP" Las Cruces Bulletin 23 January 2009, accessed 3 February 2009
  3. ^ "Voter Registration Statistics Report". Secretary of State of New Mexico. 13 October 2010. http://www.sos.state.nm.us/pdf/COUNTYSTATS1013-2010.pdf. Retrieved 17 November 2010. 

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