Daniel Ivey-Soto

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Daniel Ivey-Soto
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New Mexico State Senate District 15
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAssociation Executive
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Daniel A. Ivey-Soto is a Democratic member of the New Mexico State Senate, representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.[1]

Biography

Ivey-Soto's professional experience includes working as an Association Executive.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ivey-Soto served on the following committees:

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Public Affairs
Rules, Vice-chair

Issues

Third grade retention

In November 2013, along with most Democrats, Ivey-Soto publicly opposed the idea of retaining students who cannot read at a minimal level by the end of the third grade, while New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez supported it. Citing the cost of its requirements, Ivey-Soto said, "If we can write a blank check to the schools, we can do great things."[2]

Elections

2012

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Ivey-Soto ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico State Senate District 15. He was appointed as a replacement candidate for incumbent Tim Eichenberg (D) in July 2012. Ivey-Soto defeated Diane Snyder (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

New Mexico State Senate, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Ivey-Soto 52.9% 10,927
     Republican H. Diane Snyder 47.1% 9,733
Total Votes 20,660

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ivey-Soto is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Ivey-Soto raised a total of $82,700 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 20, 2013.[6]

Daniel Ivey-Soto's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 15 Won $76,551
1996 New Mexico State House, District 18 Defeated $6,149
Grand Total Raised $82,700

2012

Ivey-Soto won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Ivey-Soto raised a total of $76,551.
New Mexico State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Daniel Ivey-Soto's campaign in 2012
Ivey-Soto, Daniel$10,000
New Mexico for Working Families$5,000
New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association$5,000
Conservation Voters New Mexico$4,776
Eichenberg, Tim$2,300
Total Raised in 2012$76,551
Source:Follow the Money

1996

Ivey-Soto lost the election for the New Mexico State House in 1996. During that election cycle, Ivey-Soto raised a total of $6,149.

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, first session, was in session from January 15 to March 16.[7] In 2014, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, second session, was in session from January 21 through February 20.[7]

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Tim Eichenberg (D)
New Mexico State Senate District 15
2013–present
Succeeded by
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