|New Mexico State Senate District 14|
|December 31, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|State Senate Majority Whip|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Date of birth||June 13, 1972|
Padilla's professional experience includes serving as Chairman/Chief Executive Officer at Altivus Customer Relationship, working at Management Solutions Limited Liability Company since 2000, and as the Director of MCI Telecommunications from 1990-2000.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Padilla served on the following committees:
|New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Corporations and Transportation|
- See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012
Padilla ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico State Senate District 14. He ran and won against Cecelia Romero-Tkach, James G. Taylor and State representative Eleanor Chavez in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. Incumbent Eric Griego (D) did not run for re-election. He defeated Robert Schiller (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New Mexico State Senate, District 14, General Election, 2012|
|New Mexico State Senate, District 14 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|James G. Taylor||29.1%||764|
Comprehensive donor information for Padilla is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Padilla raised a total of $150,076 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 20, 2013.
|Michael Padilla's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||New Mexico State Senate, District 14||$71,578|
|2008||New Mexico State Senate, District 11||$78,498|
|Grand Total Raised||$150,076|
2012Padilla won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Padilla raised a total of $71,578.
|New Mexico State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Michael Padilla's campaign in 2012|
|New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association||$2,500|
|Pueblo of Isleta||$1,000|
|ACTBLUE New Mexico||$969|
|New Mexico Realtors Association||$750|
|Total Raised in 2012||$71,578|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2008Padilla lost the election for the New Mexico State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Padilla raised a total of $78,498.
|New Mexico State Senate 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Michael Padilla's campaign in 2008|
|Padilla, Julian & Anita||$1,000|
|Romero, Nestor J.||$1,000|
|Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters Local 244||$500|
|Total Raised in 2008||$78,498|
|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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Padilla is divorced with two children.
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- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed May 12, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014
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Eric Griego (D)
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