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|Former candidate for|
|New Mexico House of Representatives District 7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|New Mexico House of Representatives District 7|
While a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, Barreras served on the following committees:
- Business and Industry Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives
- Taxation and Revenue Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives
2014New Mexico House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014, and a general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 4, 2014. Incumbent Kelly K. Fajardo was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Teresa K.E. Smith De Cherif defeated Andrew Barreras in the Democratic primary. Fajardo defeated Smith De Cherif in the general election.
The New Mexico House of Representatives was a battleground chamber that Ballotpedia identified as having the opportunity to switch partisan control in 2014. The New Mexico House had a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of four seats, which amounted to 5.7 percent of the chamber. District 7 in the House was identified by Ballotpedia, the Sante Fe New Mexican and the New Mexico Telegram as a battleground district that would be key in determining control of the New Mexico House of Representatives. Incumbent Kelly K. Fajardo (R) was targeted by Democrats because she skipped a vote last legislative session to raise the state's minimum-wage. In the general election, Fajardo defeated Teresa K.E. Smith De Cherif (D). Smith De Cherif defeated Andrew Barreras in the Democratic primary. Fajardo narrowly defeated Barreras in 2012.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 7 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Kelly Fajardo Incumbent||57.1%||3,514|
|Democratic||Teresa Smith De Cherif||42.9%||2,642|
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 7 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Teresa K.E. Smith De Cherif||51.4%||792|
Barreras ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico House of Representatives District 7. He defeated Michelle L. Mares and LeRoy Baca in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. He was defeated by Kelly K. Fajardo (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 7, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Kelly K. Fajardo||50.4%||4,522|
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 7 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Andrew J. Barreras||48%||738|
|Michelle L. Mares||25.6%||393|
Barreras lost his bid for re-election to the 7th District seat in 2010. He defeated Benny L. Hodges in the June 1 Democratic primary election. Barreras was defeated by David Chavez (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|New Mexico House of Representatives General Election, District 7 (2010)|
|David Chavez (R)||4,788||54.90%|
|Andrew Barreras (D)||3,938||45.10%|
On November 4, 2008, Barreras won re-election to the 7th District Seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives, besting Timothy Lardner (R). Barreras raised $79,523 for his campaign, while Lardner raised $44,779.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 7 (2008)|
|Andrew Barreras (D)||6,185|
|Timothy Lardner (R)||4,960|
In 2008, Barreras raised $79,523 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|New Mexico Democratic Legislative Campaign CMTE||$23,414|
|Progress Vision & Commitment PAC||$3,750|
|Senator Michael S Sanchez Campaign||$3,750|
Barreras and his wife, Dorothy, have three children.
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- New Mexico House of Representatives
- New Mexico State Legislature
- New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2014
- New Mexico House of Representatives District 7
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- New Mexico Votes profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Results Primary Election - June 3, 2014," accessed July 7, 2014
- New Mexico State Legislature, "2014 Primary Election Candidates," accessed May 13, 2014
- Santa Fe New Mexican, "House hopeful makes six-figure contribution to own campaign," May 12, 2014
- New Mexico Telegram, "Battle for the state House will center on ten districts," June 4, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List," accessed May 12, 2014(Archived)
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "2010 General Election results," accessed May 12, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official 2008 General Election Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- Follow the Money, "New Mexico House of representatives spending, 2008," accessed May 14, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2008 campaign contributions," accessed May 14, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed May 12, 2014
|New Mexico House of Representatives - District 7
2007 – 2010
| Succeeded by|
David Chavez (R)