World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

New Mexico gubernatorial election, 1994

New Mexico gubernatorial election, 1994

November 8, 1994

Nominee Gary Johnson Bruce King Roberto Mondragón
Party Republican Democratic Green
Running mate Walter Bradley Patricia Madrid Steven Schmidt
Popular vote 232,945 186,686 47,990
Percentage 49.81% 39.92% 10.26%

Governor before election

Bruce King

Elected Governor

Gary Johnson

An election for governor and lieutenant governor of New Mexico was held on November 8, 1994, for the four-year term beginning on January 1, 1995. Candidates for governor and lieutenant governor ran on a ticket as running mates.

Incumbent Democrat Bruce King ran for a fourth term with Patricia Madrid as a running mate, losing to Republican nominees Gary Johnson, a businessman, and Walter Bradley, a former state senator. Roberto Mondragón, who served as lieutenant governor from 1971–1974 and from 1979 to 1982, ran with Steven Schmidt as the nominees of the Green Party, receiving 10.4 percent of the vote.


  • Candidates 1
    • Democratic 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
    • Green 1.3
  • Polling 2
  • Election results 3
  • References 4
  • See also 5






Poll source Date(s)
Margin of
King (D)
Johnson (R)
Other Undecided
Santa Fe New Mexican November 3, 1994 34% 46%
Albuquerque Journal October 23, 1994 35% 40%

Election results

New Mexico gubernatorial election, 1994[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gary Johnson 232,945 49.81% +4.66%
Democratic Bruce King (inc.) 186,686 39.92% -14.68%
Green Roberto Mondragón 47,990 10.26%
Majority 46,259 9.89% +0.44%
Turnout 467,621
Republican gain from Democratic Swing


  1. ^

See also

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.