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Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.)


Biography
Political Highlights: assistant U.S. attorney, 1978-81; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 1982; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 1988; N.M. attorney general, 1991-99; U.S. House, 1999-2009; U.S. Senate, 2009-present
Born: May 18, 1948; Tucson, Ariz.
Residence: Santa Fe
Religion: Mormon
Family: Wife, Jill Z. Cooper; one child
Education: Prescott College, B.A. 1970; Cambridge U., B.L.L. 1975; U. of New Mexico, J.D. 1977
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Energy-Water; Financial Services - Chairman; Interior-Environment; Military Construction-VA; Transportation-HUD); Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety; Superfund, Toxics & Environmental Health - Chairman; Transportation & Infrastructure); Foreign Relations (African Affairs; East Asian & Pacific Affairs; International Development; Western Hemisphere & Global Narcotics Affairs - Chairman); Indian Affairs; Rules & Administration; Joint Printing

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2008generalTom Udall (D) 505,12861.3
Steve Pearce (R) 318,52238.7
2006generalTom Udall (D) 144,88074.6
Ronald Dolin (R) 49,21925.4
2004generalTom Udall (D) 175,26968.7
Gregory Tucker (R) 79,93531.3
2002generalTom Udall (D) 122,921100.0
2000generalTom Udall (D) 135,04067.2
Lisa Lutz (R) 65,97932.8
1998generalTom Udall (D) 91,24853.2
Bill Redmond (R) 74,26643.3
Carol Miller (GREEN) 6,1033.6
Robert West () 320.0
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: NM-A)
 
Safe Democrat


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36th

New Mexico is 36th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

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Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.