1936 Senatorial Special Election Results - New Mexico
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Candidate
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Party
Popular Vote
Dennis ChavezDemocratic 94,585 55.74%
M. A. Otero Jr.Republican 75,029 44.22%
YOther (+) - 72 0.04%
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  1936 New Mexico County Map of Special Election Results for Senator  
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Election Notes:
  • Special election to fill vacancy caused by death of Bronson Cutting on May 6, 1935. Dennis Chavez was initially appointed to the seat pending the special election.
  • The canvass is listed in The New Mexico Blue Book 1937-1938.
Demographic Data

1940 Population:531,818Enum.1940 Population Density:1.7persons/km2
1930 Population:423,317Enum.1930 Population Density:1.3persons/km2
Land Area (2000):314,309km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Mexico Secretary of State, "United States Senator (Unexpired Term)," Canvass of Returns of Election Held November 3, 1936 (Santa Fe, 1936)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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Bernalillo County Catron County Chaves County Colfax County Curry County De Baca County Dona Ana County Eddy County Grant County Guadalupe County Harding County Hidalgo County Lea County Lincoln County Luna County McKinley County Mora County Otero County Quay County Rio Arriba County Roosevelt County Sandoval County San Juan County San Miguel County Santa Fe County Sierra County Socorro County Taos County Torrance County Union County Valencia County