Emily A. Kane
|Emily A. Kane|
|New Mexico House of Representatives District 15|
|December 31, 2014|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Birthday||May 14, 1956|
|Place of birth||Eugene, OR|
The New Mexico House has a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of four seats, which amounts to 5.7 percent of the chamber. In 2012, a total of 15 districts were competitive or mildly competitive. There were nine districts where the margin of victory was 5 percent or less in the 2012 elections. Another six districts had a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent.
Kane's professional experience includes being the Captain of the Albuquerque Fire Department.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kane served on the following committees:
|New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Enrolling and Engrossing - A|
|• Health, Government and Indian Affairs|
2014New Mexico House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 4, 2014. Incumbent Emily A. Kane was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Sarah Maestas Barnes was unopposed in the Republican primary. Kane and Maestas Barnes will face off in the general election.
The New Mexico House of Representatives is a battleground chamber that Ballotpedia has identified as having the opportunity to switch partisan control in 2014. The New Mexico House has a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of four seats, which amounts to 5.7 percent of the chamber. District 15 in the House has been identified by Ballotpedia, the Albuquerque Journal and New Mexico Telegram as a battleground district that could determine control of the New Mexico House of Representatives. Incumbent Emily A. Kane (D) will face Sarah Maestas Barnes (R) in the general election. In 2012, Kane won the general election by a margin of victory of only 2 percent.
Kane ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico House of Representatives District 15. She defeated Matt David Munoz and Joe D. Craig in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. She defeated Christopher T. Saucedo in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 15, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Emily A. Kane||51.2%||6,850|
|Republican||Christopher T. Saucedo||48.8%||6,536|
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 15 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Emily A. Kane||44.5%||962|
|Matt David Munoz||37.5%||811|
|Joe D. Craig||18%||389|
Comprehensive donor information for Kane is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kane raised a total of $121,249 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.
|Emily A. Kane's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||New Mexico State House, District 15||$121,249|
|Grand Total Raised||$121,249|
2012Kane won election to the New Mexico State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Kane raised a total of $121,249.
|New Mexico State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Emily A. Kane's campaign in 2012|
|Ken Martinez Leadership Fund||$5,000|
|Forward New Mexico||$5,000|
|Viva New Mexico PAC||$5,000|
|New Mexico House Majority Fund||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$121,249|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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In 2013, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, first session, was in session from January 15 to March 16. In 2014, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, second session, was in session from January 21 through February 20.
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In 2014, Kane's endorsements include the following:
In 2012, Kane’s endorsements included the following:
- Several Firefighters associations and labor unions, in addition to Planned Parenthood of New Mexico and the CWA Retirees Association.
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- 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
- New Mexico Telegram, "Battle for the state House will center on ten districts," June 4, 2014
- Albuquerque Journal, "Primary election sets stage for state House control," May 26, 2014
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- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List," accessed May 13, 2014(Archived)
- followthemoney.org, "Kane, Emily A.," accessed May 23, 2013
- New Mexico Legislature, "Session dates," accessed July 9, 2014
- Emily Kane for NM, "Endorsements," accessed September 15, 2014
- Emilykane4nm.com, "Endorsements," accessed September 10, 2012
William O'Neill (D)
|New Mexico House of Representatives - District 15
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