Daniel Ivey-Soto

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Daniel Ivey-Soto
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New Mexico State Senate District 15
In office
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 1
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionAssociation Executive
Office website
Daniel A. Ivey-Soto is a Democratic member of the New Mexico State Senate, representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.[1]


Ivey-Soto's professional experience includes working as an Association Executive.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ivey-Soto served on the following committees:

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Public Affairs
Rules, Vice-chair



See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Ivey-Soto ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico State Senate District 15. He was appointed as a replacement candidate for incumbent Tim Eichenberg (D) in July 2012. Ivey-Soto defeated Diane Snyder (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

New Mexico State Senate, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Ivey-Soto 52.9% 10,927
     Republican H. Diane Snyder 47.1% 9,733
Total Votes 20,660


Third grade retention

In November 2013, along with most Democrats, Ivey-Soto publicly opposed the idea of retaining students who cannot read at a minimal level by the end of the third grade, while New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez supported it. Citing the cost of its requirements, Ivey-Soto said, "If we can write a blank check to the schools, we can do great things."[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ivey-Soto is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Ivey-Soto raised a total of $82,700 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 20, 2013.[6]

Daniel Ivey-Soto's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 15 Won $76,551
1996 New Mexico State House, District 18 Defeated $6,149
Grand Total Raised $82,700


Ivey-Soto won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Ivey-Soto raised a total of $76,551.


Ivey-Soto lost the election for the New Mexico State House in 1996. During that election cycle, Ivey-Soto raised a total of $6,149.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tim Eichenberg (D)
New Mexico State Senate District 15
Succeeded by