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United States Senate election in New Mexico, 1970

United States Senate election in New Mexico, 1970

November 3, 1970

 
Nominee Joseph Montoya Anderson Carter
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 151,486 135,004
Percentage 52.3% 46.6%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Joseph Montoya
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Joseph Montoya
Democratic

The 1970 United States Senate election in New Mexico took place on November 3, 1970. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Joseph Montoya successfully ran for re-election to a second term, defeating Republican Anderson Carter.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph Montoya (inc.) 85,285 73.10
Democratic Richard B. Edwards 31,381 26.90
Majority 53,904 46.20%
Total votes 116,666 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anderson Carter 32,122 57.76
Republican David Cargo 16,951 32.28
Republican Harold G. Thompson 5,544 9.97
Majority 14,171 25.48%
Total votes 55,617 100.00

General election

Results

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph Montoya (inc.) 151,486 52.26
Republican Anderson Carter 135,004 46.57
People's Constitutional William Higgs 3,382 1.17
Majority 16,482 5.69%
Total votes 289,872 100.00
Democratic hold

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