Ben L. Hall

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Ben L. Hall
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New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner - District 5
In office
2011 - Present
Years in position 3
Chairman, New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
January 8, 2013-present
Base salary$90,000
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$64,514
Term limitsN/A
High schoolRuidoso High School
Office website
Campaign website
Ben L. Hall is a member of the New Mexico Public Service Commission representing District 5. Hall was first elected in November 2010.[1]


A native New Mexican, Hall became a General Building Contractor and successfully ran a business for almost forty years.

He served three terms in the New Mexico House of Representatives. He also served as Lincoln County Commissioner, and as a member of the Airport Board, the Lincoln County Planning and Zoning Commission, and the Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Joint Use Board.[2]


  • Graduate, Ruidoso High School
  • Attended, New Mexico Western

Political career

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (2011-present)

Hall has served as a member of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission since 2011. He was elected to the position on November 2, 2010. Hall was named chairman of the commission by a 3-2 vote on January 8, 2013.[3]

New Mexico House of Representatives

Hall served three terms in the New Mexico House of Representatives. He was a member of the Business and Industry Committee, the Transportation Committee, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Committee and the Higher Education Committee.[2]



See also: New Mexico down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Hall is running for re-election to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission in 2014. He was uncontested in the primary on June 3, 2014.


Hall won election to District 5 of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission on November 2, 2010, defeated Bill McCamley (D).

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, District 5, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Bill McCamley 48.7% 49,972
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBen L. Hall 51.3% 52,625
Total Votes 102,597
Election Results Via: New Mexico Secretary of State

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hall is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Hall raised a total of $64,514 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[4]

Ben L. Hall's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 NM Public Regulation Commission Not up for election $0
2010 NM Public Regulation Commission Won $64,514
Grand Total Raised $64,514


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New Mexico Public Regulation Commission District 5
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