Michael Padilla

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Michael Padilla
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New Mexico State Senate District 14
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
BirthdayJune 13, 1972
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael Padilla (b. June 13, 1972) is a Democratic member of the New Mexico State Senate, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

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.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Padilla served on the following committees:

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Corporations and Transportation
Education

Elections

2012

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.[2][3]

New Mexico State Senate, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Padilla 70.7% 8,258
     Independent Robert Schiller 29.3% 3,425
Total Votes 11,683
New Mexico State Senate, District 14 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Padilla 40.5% 1,065
Eleanor Chavez 30.4% 798
James G. Taylor 29.1% 764
Total Votes 2,627

Campaign donors

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.[4]

Michael Padilla's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 14 Won $71,578
2008 New Mexico State Senate, District 11 Defeated $78,498
Grand Total Raised $150,076

2012

Padilla 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
Padilla, Michael$42,631
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

2008

Padilla lost the election for the New Mexico State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Padilla raised a total of $78,498.

Personal

Padilla is divorced with two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Eric Griego (D)
New Mexico State Senate District 14
2013–present
Succeeded by
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