Cotton Subsidies in New Mexico totaled $193 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in New Mexico Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Cotton Subsidies
Pct of
12nd District of New Mexico (Rep. Xochitl Torres Small)$154,753,76680.2%80.2%
23rd District of New Mexico (Rep. Ben Lujan)$14,248,0237.4%87.6%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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