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Pete Campos

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Pete Campos
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New Mexico Senate District 8
Incumbent
In office
1991 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of New Mexico
Master'sNew Mexico Highlands University
Ph.D.University of New Mexico
Personal
ProfessionSchool Superintendent
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Pete Campos is a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990. Campos was Mayor of the City of Santa Rosa from 1986 to 1990.

Biography

Campos earned his B.A. in Economics/Philosophy from the University of New Mexico in 1974, his M.A. in Counseling from New Mexico Highland University in 1993, and his EdD in Educational Leadership from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, in 2003.[1]

Campos' professional experience includes working as a High School Counselor for Santa Rosa Consolidated Schools from 1978 to 1982, as an Administrative Assistant for the Office of the New Mexico State Auditor for one year, as a Toll Fellow in 1992 and a Flemming Fellow in 1994, as the Interim/Acting Superintendent for Las Vegas City Schools from 2003 to 2004, as the Associate Superintendent for Supportive Services Education for Las Vegas City Schools from 1993-2004, and as the Superintedent of Las Vegas City Schools since 2004.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Committees'
Finance

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Campos served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Campos served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Campos won re-election in 2012. He ran and won against challenger State House Representative Thomas A. Garcia in the June 5, 2012 Democratic primary. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

New Mexico State Senate, District 8, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPete Campos Incumbent 100% 15,820
Total Votes 15,820
New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPete Campos Incumbent 62.1% 5,376
Thomas A. Garcia 37.9% 3,286
Total Votes 8,662

2008

On November 4, 2008, Campos won re-election to District 8 in the New Mexico Senate. Campos had no challenger.[5]

Campos raised $42,645 for his campaign.[6]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Campos is available dating back to 1992. Based on available campaign finance records, Campos raised a total of $309,953 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[7]

Pete Campos's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Won $62,284
2010 New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Not up for election $19,124
2008 New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Won $42,645
2006 New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Not up for election $17,845
2004 New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Won $79,808
2002 New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Not up for election $8,675
2000 New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Won $16,096
1996 New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Won $29,104
1992 New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Won $34,372
Grand Total Raised $309,953

2012

Campos won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Campos raised a total of $62,284.

2010

Campos was not up for election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Campos raised a total of $19,124.

2008

Campos won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Campos raised a total of $42,645.

2006

Campos was not up for election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Campos raised a total of $17,845.

2004

Campos won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Campos raised a total of $79,808.

2002

Campos was not up for election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Campos raised a total of $8,675.

2000

Campos won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Campos raised a total of $16,096.

1996

Campos won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Campos raised a total of $29,104.

1992

Campos won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 1992. During that election cycle, Campos raised a total of $34,372.

Personal

Campos and his wife, Lori, have one child.

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New Mexico State Senate District 8
1991–present
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