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Susana Martinez on Gun Control
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Susana Martinez on other issues.
  • At age 18, carried gun as security guard for dad's company. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)

Senate:

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Jeff Bingaman on Gun Control
Democratic Sr Senator (NM): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Bingaman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
Martin Heinrich on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Martin Heinrich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
John Sanchez on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Sanchez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Udall on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NM-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Udall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated D- by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Heather Wilson on Gun Control
Republican Representative (NM-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Heather Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)

House:


Ben Ray Lujan on Gun Control
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ben Ray Lujan on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Gun Control
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michelle Lujan-Grisham on other issues.
  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Steve Pearce on Gun Control
Republican Representative (NM-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Pearce on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bill Richardson on Gun Control
Democratic Governor (NM); Secretary of Commerce-Designee: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bill Richardson on other issues.
  • 1993: Opposed Brady Bill in Congress. (Nov 2007)
  • No guns for mentally ill or those with criminal background. (Jul 2007)
  • Attack poverty at the core of gun violence. (Jul 2007)
  • Assault weapons ban did not work; despite his vote for ban. (May 2007)
  • Endorsed by NRA for governor; would accept endorsement again. (May 2007)
  • The 2nd Amendment is precious. (Apr 2007)
  • Endorsed by NRA; has his own concealed carry permit. (Oct 2006)
  • We should ally with pro-gun recreationists in West. (Apr 2005)
Hector Balderas on Gun Control
Former Democratic Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Hector Balderas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Martin Heinrich on Gun Control
Democrat (Senate run 2012) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Martin Heinrich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
Gary Johnson on Gun Control
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Johnson on other issues.
  • Supports gun ownership rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Laws regarding guns are ineffective. (May 2011)
Joe Carraro on Gun Control
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Carraro on other issues.
  • Allow concealed carry, with licenses. (Nov 2004)
Joe Skeen on Gun Control
Former Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Skeen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense. (Jan 1999)
Gloria Tristani on Gun Control
2002 Democratic Challenger (NM): Click here for Gloria Tristani on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Benavides on Gun Control
Republican challenger; previously state senator: Click here for Tom Benavides on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Domenici on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (NM): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Pete Domenici on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Francesca Lobato on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Francesca Lobato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Allen McCulloch on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Allen McCulloch on other issues.
  • Ease restrictions on gun purchase & gun carrying. (Aug 2006)
Steve Pearce on Gun Control
Republican Representative (NM-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Pearce on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
David Pfeffer on Gun Control
Republican Challenger: Click here for David Pfeffer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Harry Teague on Gun Control
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Harry Teague on other issues.
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)
Tom Udall on Gun Control
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NM-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Udall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated D- by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)
Heather Wilson on Gun Control
Republican Representative (NM-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Heather Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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