New Mexico House of Representatives


New Mexico House of Representatives
New Mexico House of Representatives
New Mexico State Legislature
Type
Type Lower House
Term limits None
New session started January 18, 2011
Leadership
Speaker Ben Luján Sr., (D)
since January 16, 2001
Majority Leader W. Ken Martinez, (D)
since January 18, 2005
Minority Leader Thomas C. Taylor, (R)
since January 18, 2005
Structure
Members 70
Political groups Democratic Party (36)
Republican Party (33)
Independent (1)
Length of term 2 years
Authority Article IV, New Mexico Constitution
Salary None + per diem
Elections
Last election November 2, 2010
(70 seats)
Next election November 6, 2012
(70 seats)
Redistricting Legislative Control
Meeting place
House of Representatives Chamber
New Mexico State Capitol
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Website
New Mexico State Legislature

The New Mexico House of Representatives is the lower house of the New Mexico State Legislature.

There are 70 members of the House. Each member represents roughly 25,980 residents of New Mexico.

The Speaker of the House is Ben Luján (D).

Contents

Composition

2002 House District Map

The current makeup of the House for the 2009-2010 session is:

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Democratic Ind Republican Vacant
End of previous legislature 42 0 28 70 0
Begin 37 0 33 70 0
January 26, 2011[1] 36 1
Latest voting share 52.9% 47.1%

Leadership

Position Representative Party District
Speaker of the House Ben Luján Dem 46
Majority Leader W. Ken Martinez Dem 69
Majority Whip Sheryl Williams Stapleton Dem 19
Minority Leader Thomas C. Taylor Rep 1
Minority Whip Keith Gardner Rep 66

Current members

District Representative Party Residence First elected
1 Thomas C. Taylor Rep Farmington 2002
2 James R.J. Strickler Rep Farmington 2006
3 Paul Bandy Rep Aztec 2006
4 Ray Begaye Dem Shiprock 1998
5 Sandra Jeff Dem Crownpoint 2009
6 Eliseo Alcon Dem Milan 2009
7 David Chavez Rep Tome-Adelino 2006
8 Alonzo Baldonado Rep Belen 2006
9 Patricia Lundstrom Dem Gallup 2000
10 Henry Saavedra Dem Albuquerque 1976
11 Rick Miera Dem Albuquerque 1990
12 Ernest Chavez, Sr. Dem Albuquerque 2004
13 Eleanor Chavez Dem Albuquerque 2004
14 Miguel Garcia Dem Albuquerque 1996
15 William O'Neill Dem Albuquerque 2008
16 Antonio Maestas Dem Albuquerque 2006
17 Edward Sandoval Dem Albuquerque 1982
18 Gail Chasey Dem Albuquerque 1996
19 Sheryl Williams Stapleton Dem Albuquerque 1994
20 James White Rep Albuquerque 2008
21 Mimi Stewart Dem Albuquerque 1994
22 James Smith Rep Cedar Crest 2010
23 David Doyle Rep Corrales 2010
24 Conrad James Rep Albuquerque 2010
25 Danice Picraux Dem Albuquerque 2008
26 Al Park Dem Albuquerque 2000
27 Lorenzo Larranaga Rep Albuquerque 1994
28 Jimmie Hall Rep Albuquerque 2004
29 Thomas Anderson Rep Albuquerque 2004
30 Nathaniel Gentry Rep Albuquerque 2010
31 William Rehm Rep Albuquerque 2006
32 Dona Irwin Dem Deming 1998
33 Joni Gutierrez Dem Mesilla 2004
34 Mary Helen Garcia Dem Las Cruces 2004
35 Antonio Lujan Dem Las Cruces 2002
36 Andrew Nunez Ind Hatch 2000
37 Terry McMillan Rep Las Cruces 2010
38 Dianne Hamilton Rep Silver City 1999
39 Rodolpho Martinez Dem Bayard 2009
40 Nick Salazar Dem Ohkay Owingeh 1973
41 Debbie Rodella Dem Espanola 1993
42 Roberto Gonzales Dem Taos 1994
43 Jeannette Wallace Rep Los Alamos 1991
44 Jane Powdrell-Culbert Rep Corrales 2002
45 Jim Trujillo Dem Santa Fe 2003
46 Ben Luján Dem Santa Fe 2003
47 Brian Egolf, Jr. Dem Santa Fe 2008
48 Luciano Varela Dem Santa Fe 1986
49 Don Tripp Rep Socorro 2003
50 Rhonda Sue King Dem Stanley 1999
51 Yvette Herrell Rep Alamogordo 2010
52 Joseph Cervantes Dem Las Cruces 2002
53 Ricky Little Rep Las Cruces 2010
54 William Gray Rep Artesia 2007
55 Cathrynn Brown Rep Carlsbad 2010
56 Zachary Cook Rep Ruidoso 2009
57 Dennis Kintigh Rep Roswell 2009
58 Candy Spence Ezzell Rep Roswell 2004
59 Nora Espinoza Rep Roswell 2007
60 Timothy Lewis Rep Rio Rancho 2010
61 Shirley Tyler Rep Lovington 2006
62 Donald Bratton Rep Hobbs 2010
63 George Dodge, Jr. Dem Santa Rosa 2010
64 Anna Crook Rep Clovis 1994
65 James Roger Madalena, Jr. Dem Jemez Pueblo 1985
66 Keith Gardner Rep Roswell 2005
67 Dennis Roch Rep Tucumcari 2009
68 Thomas Garcia Dem Ocate 2007
69 W. Ken Martinez Dem Grants 1999
70 Richard Vigil Dem Ribera 1999

See also

References

  1. ^ Democrat Andrew Nunez (District 36) switches parties to Independent.

External links

Coordinates: 35°40′55″N 105°56′23″W / 35.6820°N 105.9397°W / 35.6820; -105.9397


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