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Elias Barela
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New Mexico House of Representatives District 8
Former representative
Term in office began
2007
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Elias Barela was a Democratic member of the New Mexico House of Representatives. He represented the 8th District from 2007-2010. Barela was defeated by challenger Julian Luna in the Democratic primary on June 1, 2010.[1]

Committee assignments

While a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, Barela served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2010

Barela was defeated by challenger Julian Luna in the Democratic primary on June 1, 2010. Barela received 1,233 votes while Luna received 1,398 votes.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Barela won re-election to the 8th District Seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives, besting Paul Gabaldon[2] Barela raised $114,507 for his campaign, while Gabaldon did not raise any money.[3]

New Mexico House of Representatives, District 8 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Elias Barela (D) 6,582
Paul Gabaldon (R) 4,279

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Barela raised $114,507 in contributions.[4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
New Mexico Democratic Legislative Campaign CMTE $27,047
New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association $12,000
Conservation Voters New Mexico $3,900
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees $2,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Fred Luna
New Mexico House of Representatives - District 8
2007 – 2010
Succeeded by
Alonzo Baldonado (R)