2022 New Mexico gubernatorial election

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Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent Governor

Michelle Lujan Grisham
Democratic



The 2022 New Mexico gubernatorial election will take place on November 8, 2022, to elect the governor of New Mexico. Incumbent Democratic Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is running for reelection to a second term.

Democratic primary

Governor

Candidates

Declared
Democratic candidates[a]
[2]

Endorsements

Michelle Lujan Grisham
Organizations

Lieutenant governor

Candidates

Declared

Republican primary

Governor

Candidates

Declared
Republican candidates[a]
[11][12]

Withdrew

Potential

Declined

Lieutenant governor

Candidates

Potential

Libertarian primary

Governor

Candidates

Declared
Publicly expressed interest

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[17] Likely D December 3, 2021
Inside Elections[18] Solid D September 29, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[19] Lean D December 9, 2021
RCP[20] Lean D January 10, 2022
Hypothetical polling
Michelle Lujan Grisham vs. generic Republican
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[b]
Margin
of error
Michelle
Lujan Grisham (D)
Generic
Republican
Undecided
Cygnal (R) July 6–8, 2021 600 (LV) ± 4.0% 45% 47% 7%

Notes

  1. ^ a b The images in this gallery are in the public domain or are otherwise free to use. This gallery should not be construed as a list of major or noteworthy candidates. If a candidate is not included in this gallery, it is only because there are no high-quality, copyright-free photographs of them available on the Internet.
  2. ^ Key:
    A – all adults
    RV – registered voters
    LV – likely voters
    V – unclear

References

  1. ^ a b c "Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will run for re-election". KOAT. June 3, 2021.
  2. ^ "Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will run for re-election". June 4, 2021.
  3. ^ "Candidates for Governor".
  4. ^ McKay, Dan (April 17, 2021). "Republican Commissioner Jay Block enters governor's race, seeks GOP nomination". Albuquerque Journal. Archived from the original on April 22, 2021. Retrieved July 4, 2021.
  5. ^ Ramirez, Chris (July 8, 2021). "Republican Jay Block wants to be New Mexico's next governor". KOB-TV. Archived from the original on July 9, 2021. Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  6. ^ "Republican lawmaker enters race for New Mexico governor". KOB-TV. Associated Press. July 7, 2021. Archived from the original on July 9, 2021. Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  7. ^ Block, John (August 15, 2021). "Seventh Republican, pro-life leader Ethel Maharg, running for governor". Piñon Post. Archived from the original on August 15, 2021. Retrieved December 8, 2021.
  8. ^ Boyd, Dan (October 27, 2021). "Ronchetti announces gubernatorial campaign". Albuquerque Journal. Archived from the original on October 27, 2021. Retrieved October 27, 2021.
  9. ^ Boetel, Ryan (August 1, 2021). "Sanchez joins GOP field for governor". Albuquerque Journal. Archived from the original on August 11, 2021. Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  10. ^ "Military veteran runs for New Mexico governor as Republican". KRQE. Associated Press. June 14, 2021. Retrieved June 25, 2021.
  11. ^ "Ronchetti announces gubernatorial campaign - Albuquerque Journal".
  12. ^ "Military veteran runs for New Mexico governor as Republican". June 14, 2021.
  13. ^ a b "Once-GOP gubernatorial candidate switches to Libertarian Party". Pinon Post. December 5, 2021. Retrieved December 9, 2021.
  14. ^ "Stumbling GOP could have been a contender".
  15. ^ a b c Milan Simonich (April 15, 2021). "Stumbling GOP could have been a contender". The Santa Fe New Mexican.
  16. ^ Milan Simonich (May 27, 2021). "Long-shot House candidate already eyeing governor's race". Santa Fe New Mexican.
  17. ^ "2022 Governor Race Ratings". The Cook Political Report. Retrieved February 4, 2021.
  18. ^ "Gubernatorial Ratings". Inside Elections. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
  19. ^ "2022 Gubernatorial race ratings". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved March 11, 2021.
  20. ^ "2022 Governor Races". RCP. January 10, 2022. Retrieved January 10, 2022.
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