Eleanor Chavez

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Eleanor Chavez
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New Mexico Public Education Commission
Officer-elect
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2008
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Mexico House of Representatives District 13
2009-2013
Education
Master'sUniversity of Washington
Personal
BirthdayJuly 30, 1953
Place of birthLas Cruces, NM
ReligionChristian
Eleanor Chavez (b. July 30, 1953) is a Democratic officer-elect for New Mexico Public Education Commissioner.[1] Eleanor Chavez won the general election on November 4, 2014, without opposition.

Chavez served in the New Mexico House of Representatives, representing District 13 from 2009 to 2013.

Chavez did not run for re-election to the New Mexico House of Representatives in 2012. Instead, she ran for election to the State Senate.[2] She lost in the Democratic primary.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Chavez served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Chavez served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: New Mexico down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Chavez ran for election to the office of New Mexico Public Education Commission. Chavez ran without opposition in District 1.[1] The general election took place November 4, 2014. Eleanor Chavez won the general election on November 4, 2014, without opposition.

2012

See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2012 and New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Chavez did not run for re-election to the New Mexico House of Representatives in 2012. Instead, she ran for election to the State Senate.[2]

Chavez faced Michael Padilla, Cecelia Romero-Tkach and James G. Taylor in the District 14 State Senate Democratic Primary on June 5, 2012. Padilla won the contest.

New Mexico State Senate, District 14 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Padilla 40.5% 1,065
Eleanor Chavez 30.4% 798
James G. Taylor 29.1% 764
Total Votes 2,627

2010

See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2010

Chavez won re-election to the 13th District seat in 2010. She defeated Matthew Archuleta in the primary election. Chavez was unchallenged in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

New Mexico House of Representatives General Election, District 13 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Eleanor Chavez (D) 5,670 100%

2008

See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Chavez was elected to the 13th District seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives. Chavez was unchallenged in the general election.[4]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Chavez won re-election, she collected $38,552 in donations. Her top donors were:[5]

Donor Amount
AFSCME $4,385
See Forward Fund $4,000
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 412 $3,000
Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee $1,815

2008

In 2008, Chavez raised $40,454 in contributions.[6]

Her two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Conservation Voters New Mexico $6,346
See Forward Fund Inc $4,000
Central New Mexico Labor Council $2,000
Federation of Teachers $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Daniel Silva
New Mexico House of Representatives - District 13
2009 – 2013
Succeeded by
Patricia A. Roybal Caballero (D)