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Eugene Gant

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Eugene Gant
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New Mexico Public Education Commissioner - District 7
Former officeholder
In office
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$95/day
High schoolHoisington Rural High School (1961)
Bachelor'sWichita State University (1972)

Eugene Gant is a former member of the New Mexico Public Education Commission. He was first election in 2010 and did not seek re-election in 2014. Gant represented District 7 during his term in office.[1]


Gant is a past member of the Las Cruces Public Schools Board Of Education, serving from 2001 to 2009. He is the past president and member of the board of directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Las Cruces. Gant has been a member of the New Mexico Public Education Commission since 2007. He is also currently a member of the New Mexico Public School Capital Outlay Council.[2]


  • Graduate, Hoisington Rural High School, 1961
  • BBA, Economics, Wichita State University, 1972



Gant won election to Public Education Commission District 7 unopposed in 2010.

New Mexico Public Education Commission District 7, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEugene Gant 100% 30,817
Total Votes 30,817
Election Results via New Mexico Secretary of State

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gant is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Gant raised a total of $-50 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[3]

Eugene Gant's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 NM Board of Education Not up for election $0
2010 NM Board of Education Won $-50
2008 NM Board of Education Not up for election $0
2006 NM Board of Education Won $0
Grand Total Raised $-50

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Preceded by
New Mexico Public Education Commission - District 7
Succeeded by
Patricia Gipson (D)