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+Tom Udall (D) i
286,409
55.56%
Allen Weh (R)
229,097
44.44%

515,506

Registered Voters:  1,287,237.  Ballots cast:  519,436. 
Plurality:  57,312 votes (11.12 percentage points)

 NM Secretary of State




Notes: 
Sen. Tom Udall (D) won a second term, defeating Allen Weh (R), a retired Marine colonel who is CEO of an air charter and leasing company. 

Prior to being elected to the Senate in 2008, Udall served 10 years in the House and two terms as Attorney General of New Mexico.  Weh served two tours in Vietnam.  In 1979 he and his wife founded CSI Aviation Services, Inc..  Weh was chairman of the New Mexico Republican Party from Apr. 2004 to Jan. 2009 and was a candidate for governor in 2010, finishing second to Susana Martinez in the Republican primary.

In the June 3, 2014 primaries, Udall was unopposed, while Weh defeated attorney David Clements by a 63% to 37% margin.

There was only one televised debate, at New Mexico PBS KNME studios in Albuquerque on Oct. 30 (1, 2).
 

Campaign Managers:
Tom Udall  Dan Sena
(June 2014)  Director of Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry, Mar. 2013-June 2014.  Political director at the DGA, Jan. 2011-Feb. 2013.  Director of Latino messaging and minority vote mobilization in Nevada with Patriot Majority, a 527 group, I.E. effort supporting the re-election of Sen. Harry Reid, May-Nov. 2010.  Campaign director on Jim Balsillie's attempted purchase of the Phoenix Coyotes, Mar.-Sept. 2009.  General election director for Tom Udall for U.S. Senate, Mar.-Nov. 2008.  National field director on Gov. Bill Richardson's presidential campaign, Jan. 2007-Feb. 2008.  Deputy political director at the Democratic Governors' Association, Jan. 2005-Jan. 2007.  National program director at Richardson's Moving America Forward PAC, Jan.-Dec. 2004.  Principal at Sue Burnside & Associates in Los Angeles from May 1998-Dec. 2004.  Master's degree from GWU's Graduate School of Political Management, 1997; B.A. degrees in political science and economics from the University of Arizona.  Originally from Santa Fe, NM.

Allen Weh  Diego Espinoza
Self employed political consultant since 2008.  Director of government programs (from Sept. 2013) and site supervisor (Nov. 2010-Aug. 2013) for CSI Aviation, Inc..  Community outreach director to U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson, Jan. 2007-Dec. 2008.  B.A. in education from Eastern New Mexico University.


minor postscript: In June 2017 the FEC dismissed a complaint made against the Weh campaign that it has "failed to timely file its first disclosure report, failed to properly itemize payroll expenditures, and accepted corporate contributions from Weh's company, CSI Aviation, Inc. and an excessive contribution..." (>)




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