|New Mexico House of Representatives District 24|
|January 18, 2011-2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
James earned a Ph.D. in applied engineering and physics from Cornell University and has worked as a research engineer for Sandia National Laboratories.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, James served on the following committees:
- Appropriations and Finance Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives
- Enrolling and Engrossing - B Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives
- Voters and Elections Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives
2014New Mexico House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 4, 2014. Incumbent Elizabeth L. Thomson was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Conrad James was unopposed in the Republican primary. Thomson and James will face off in the general election.
The race for District 24 has been identified by the New Mexico Telegram and Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC) as a race that could determine control of the New Mexico House of Representatives. The RLCC announced in July that District 24 is apart of the organizations "14 in '14 Races to Watch." The organization is expected to spend a large amount of money to influence this election and the other thirteen. In 2014, Incumbent Thomson is facing a 2012 rematch against former house member Conrad James (R). She defeated James in 2012 by less than 300 votes.
James ran for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 5, 2012, Republican primary and was defeated by Elizabeth L. Thomson in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 24, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Elizabeth L. Thomson||51.1%||6,562|
|Republican||Conrad James Incumbent||48.9%||6,292|
James was elected to the New Mexico House of Representatives on November 2, 2010. James ran unopposed in the June 1 Republican primary, receiving 1,928 votes, and unopposed in the general election.
|New Mexico House of Representatives General Election, District 24 (2010)|
|Conrad James (R)||6,361||100%|
In 2010, James raised a total of $13,536.
His four largest contributors in 2010 were:
|New Mexico Realtors Association||$500|
|Chama River Restaurant||$475|
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- New Mexico House of Representatives
- New Mexico State Legislature
- New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2014
- New Mexico House of Representatives District 24
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- New Mexico Secretary of State, 2014 Primary Election Candidate List
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Santa Fe New Mexican biography
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Results Primary Election - June 3, 2014," accessed July 7, 2014
- New Mexico State Legislature, "2014 Primary Election Candidates," accessed May 13, 2014
- Republican Legislative Campaign Committee, "The RLCC's 2014 Path to Victory," September 2, 2014
- New Mexico Telegram, "Battle for the state House will center on ten districts," September 2, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List," accessed May 12, 2014(Archived)
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "2010 General Election results," accessed May 12, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed May 14, 2014
Janice Arnold-Jones (R)
|New Mexico House of Representatives - District 24
| Succeeded by|
Elizabeth L. Thomson (D)