|New Mexico House of Representatives District 51|
| January 18, 2011-Present|
|December 31, 2014|
|Years in position ||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Profession||Real Estate Invesment|
is a Republican
member of the New Mexico House of Representatives
, representing District 51. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
Herrell's professional experience includes working as a real estate investor, the former owner of Alamo Earthwork and Paving and Holiday Kennels, and as as a legislative assistant to two Republican members of New Mexico's House, Dianne M. Hamilton and Nora Espinoza prior to running for office.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Herrell served on the following committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Herrell served on the following committees:
Herrell highlighted the following as key issues to her campaign:
- Ahead of the primaries, Herrell spoke of her positions on key issues, saying she strongly favors legally restricting marriage to heterosexual couples, feels the progressive mood of the voters in 2008 is dangerous for the nation, and intends to focus her campaign on minimizing government involvement in the family and in businesses.
- See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2012
Herrell ran for re-election in 2012. She ran unopposed in the June 5, 2012 Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 51, General Election, 2012
||Yvette Herrell Incumbent
- See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2010
Herrell defeated Democratic challenger Susan Medina in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|New Mexico House of Representatives General Election, District 51, 2010
|| Susan Medina
Herrell defeated incumbent Gloria Vaughn in the June 1 primary. Herrell received 846 votes while Vaughn received 714.
|New Mexico State House, District 51 Republican Primary, 2010
| Gloria Vaughn Incumbent
Comprehensive donor information for Herrell is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Herrell raised a total of $52,109 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.
Herrell won re-election to the New Mexico State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Herrell raised a total of $19,682
|New Mexico State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Yvette Herrell's campaign in 2012|
|Crimmins Family Trust||$1,000|
|Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino||$750|
|New Mexico Dental Association||$750|
|Total Raised in 2012||$19,682|
|Source:Follow the Money
Herrell won election to the New Mexico State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Herrell raised a total of $32,427
|New Mexico State House 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Yvette Herrell's campaign in 2010|
|Progress New Mexico||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$32,427|
|Source:Follow the Money
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- ↑ Santa Fe New Mexican biography
- ↑ Alamogordo Daily News, "Yvette Herrell throws her hat in the District 51 ring", March 23, 2010
- ↑ New Mexico Secretary of State, Official Primary Results
- ↑ New Mexico Secretary of State "Primary Candidate List," Accessed March 23, 2012
- ↑ North Dakota 2010 General Election Results
- ↑ followthemoney.org, "Herrell, Yvette," Accessed May 28, 2013