|New Mexico Secretary of State|
|2011 - Present|
|Years in position||3|
|Predecessor||Mary Herrera (D)|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
| New Mexico State Senate|
|Otero County Clerk|
|High school||Tularosa High School (1973)|
|Other||Attended, New Mexico State University|
|Place of birth||Tulaosa, New Mexico|
Duran began her political career as a Deputy County Clerk. From 1988 to 1992 she served as Otero Country Clerk. In 1993 she became a member of the New Mexico State Senate, where she stayed until 2010 when she won election as Secretary of State.
- Tularosa High School (1973)
- Attended, New Mexico State University
Secretary of State (2011 – present)
Duran has served as New Mexico Secretary of State since 2011.
On February 9, 2010, she announced her candidacy for the statewide office of secretary of state, challenging Democratic incumbent Mary Herrera for the position. On November 2, 2010, Duran became the first Republican in 80 years to win the New Mexico Secretary of State race, with 57.7% of the vote to incumbent Mary Herrera's 42.3%.
New Mexico State Senate (1993 – 2011)
Duran represented District 40 in the New Mexico State Senate from 1993 to 2011.
- Dianna Duran ran unopposed in this contest
|New Mexico Secretary of State, 2010|
|Republican||Dianna J. Duran||57.4%||341,915|
|Election Results Via: New Mexico Secretary of State|
- 2008 Race for New Mexico State Senate, District 40 - Republican Primary and General Election
- Dianna Duran ran unopposed in both contests
Comprehensive donor information for Duran is available dating back to 1992. Based on available campaign finance records, Duran raised a total of $281,721 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 21, 2013.
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|Dianna Duran's Campaign Contributions|
New Mexico Secretary of State
New Mexico State Senate
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$165,398||$0|
|Top 5 contributors||New Mexico Republican Party||$50,000||New Mexico Realtors Association||$1,250|
|Mack Energy||$7,500||Mescalero Apache Tribe|
Pueblo of Isleta
|Foster Friess||$5,000||Select Milk Producers|
New Mexico Outsourcing Inc
|Bank Consultants Inc||$5,000||Independent Insurance Agents of New Mexico|
Medco Health Solutions
|Yates Petroleum||$5,000||New Mexico Healthcare Association||$450|
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- Dianna Duran's Facebook profile
- Dianna Duran's Twitter account
- Campaign contributions: 1992, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 (Senate), 2010 (SOS), 2012
- Project Vote Smart - Dianna Duran biography
- Albuquerque Journal, "Duran First Republican in Post Since 1930," November 3, 2010
- New Mexico Secretary of State, " Biography," accessed August 8, 2013
- Project Vote Smart, "Secretary Dianna J. Duran's Biography," accessed January 18, 2013
- The New Mexico Independent "Sen. Dianna Duran to run for Secretary of State" 9 Feb. 2010
- "GOP wins NM Secretary of State race for the first time in 80 years," New Mexico Watchdog, November 3, 2010
- New Mexico Legislature - List of Standing Committees
- New Mexico Secretary of State, Candidate Portal, Accessed February 4, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State - 2010 Primary Election Results
- New Mexico Secretary of State - 2008 Primary Election Results
- New Mexico Secretary of State - 2008 General Election Results
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for Dianna Duran," accessed May 21, 2013
- Follow the Money.org
Mary Herrera (D)
|New Mexico Secretary of State
| Succeeded by|
|New Mexico Senate - District 40
| Succeeded by|
Bill Burt (R)