Doreen Y. Gallegos

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Doreen Y. Gallegos
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New Mexico House of Representatives District 52
In office
Term ends
  December 31, 2016
Years in position 2
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNew Mexico State University
Master'sNew Mexico State University
ProfessionExecutive Director, Mesilla Valley CASA
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Doreen Y. Gallegos is a Democratic member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, representing District 52. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Gallegos earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Social Work from New Mexico State University. Her professional experience includes being the Executive Director of Mesilla Valley CASA.[1]

Committee assignments


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

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Water Resources
Appropriations and Finance
Enrolling and Engrossing - B



See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New Mexico House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014, and a general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 4, 2014. Incumbent Doreen Y. Gallegos was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]


See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gallegos ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico House of Representatives District 52. She defeated Andrew Moralez in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. She defeated Republican Arlington Brewbaker in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

New Mexico House of Representatives, District 52, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDoreen Y. Gallegos 64.4% 4,720
     Republican Arlington E. Brewbaker 35.6% 2,605
Total Votes 7,325
New Mexico House of Representatives, District 52 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDoreen Y. Gallegos 73.2% 698
Andrew Moralez 26.8% 256
Total Votes 954

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gallegos is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Gallegos raised a total of $26,379 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.[6]

Doreen Y. Gallegos's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State House, District 52 Won $26,379
Grand Total Raised $26,379


Gallegos won election to the New Mexico State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Gallegos raised a total of $26,379.
New Mexico State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Doreen Y. Gallegos's campaign in 2012
Gallegos, Doreen$5,500
Flores, Ernest$725
Rock Therapeutics$500
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 412$500
Keen, Jack$500
Total Raised in 2012$26,379
Source:Follow the Money


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In 2013, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, first session, was in session from January 15 to March 16.[7] In 2014, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, second session, was in session from January 21 through February 20.[7]

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Gallegos and her husband Adolfo have one son.[8]

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Preceded by
Joseph Cervantes (D)
New Mexico House of Representatives - District 52
Succeeded by