Magellan Data and Mapping Strategies today released the results of an autodial survey of 636 likely 2012 New Mexico Democrat primary voters. This is our first look at the Democrat primary field in New Mexico. The ballot test shows Congressman Martin Heinrich with 52% support, State Auditor Hector Balderas with 19%, Andres Valdez with 4% and 25% of voters are undecided. Among Hispanic voters that contribute 43% of all respondents, Martin Heinrich leads Hector Balderas 45% to 27%, with 24% undecided. The political ideology of the respondents was 17% conservative, 45% moderate and 30% liberal. Within those voter subgroups we find Hector Balderas doing better among conservative Democrats and Martin Heinrich doing well among liberal Democrats.
Download survey release, toplines, crosstabs and presentation below.