|U.S. House, New Mexico, District 1|
|New Mexico House of Representatives, 24th District|
|Bachelor's||University of New Mexico|
Janice Arnold-Jones (b. March 20, 1952) was a 2012 candidate for New Mexico's 1st Congressional District. Formerly, she was a Republican member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, representing the 24th District from 2003 to 2010. She was a candidate for Governor of New Mexico in 2010.
While a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, Arnold-Jones served on the following committees:
- Taxation and Revenue Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives
- Voters and Elections Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives
According to her website, some of Arnold-Jones's campaign priorities were:
- Jobs & The Economy -- changing regulations
- Government Spending & Debt -- ending bailouts
- Energy -- drilling domestically
- Foundational Issues -- covering gun ownership and marriage
- Social Security -- maintaining funding for the program
- National Security -- funding military bases and missions
In January 2009, Arnold-Jones set up a website to stream live video and audio over the Internet from the two committees she served on: Taxation and Revenue and Voters and Elections.
She received the Lights of Liberty award from the Rio Grande Foundation, a New Mexico think tank, for spearheading the use of webcams in the New Mexico legislature.  (dead link) She won the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government's 2010 William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award for her efforts to force the Legislature to webcast its proceedings.
|U.S. House, New Mexico District 1 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Michelle Lujan Grisham||59.1%||162,924|
|Source: New Mexico Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
Arnold-Jones did not seek re-election to the 24th District in 2010. She instead ran for governor, losing in the primary.
|2010 Race for Governor - Republican Primary|
|Susana Martinez (R)||50.71%|
|Allen Weh (R)||27.58%|
|Doug Turner (R)||11.56%|
|Pete V. Dominici, Jr. (R)||7.06%|
|Janice Arnold-Jones (R)||3.06%|
|Michelle Lujan Grisham vs Janice Arnold-Jones|
|Poll||Grisham||Arnold-Jones||Margin of Error||Sample Size|
|ABQ Journal (October 30,2012)||51%||36%||+/--||-|
|Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to|
|U.S. House, New Mexico District 1, 2012 - Janice Arnold-Jones Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$1,754,730|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$1,745,037|
|Top contributors to Janice Arnold-Jones's campaign committee|
|Scott & Kienzle Pa||$6,000|
|National Assn of Home Builders||$5,000|
|Summit Electric Supply||$5,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Oil & Gas||$25,750|
In 2008, Arnold-Jones collected $15,685 in donations.
Her largest contributor was the New Mexico Realtors Association, donating $1,250 to her campaign.
Janice Arnold-Jones launched her campaign for governor on August 30, 2010 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
She won a straw poll taken at the monthly meeting of the Quay County Republican Party on March 9, 2010.
Arnold-Jones is married with two children.
- Gubernatorial elections, 2010
- New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2010
- New Mexico's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012
- New Mexico's 1st Congressional District
- Janice Arnold-Jones Campaign Website, 2012
- Personal Website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- New Mexico Votes profile
- Janice Arnold-Jones campaign website, "Issues," accessed February 27, 2012
- Heath Haussamen on New Mexico Politics: "Dragging the Legislature into the 21st Century" Jan. 22, 2009
- NMPolitics, "Arnold-Jones wins open government award," April 6, 2010
- Janice Arnold-Jones for Congress campaign site, Accessed January 27, 2012
- Associated Press, "New Mexico - Summary Vote Results," June 6, 2012
- New Mexico Secretary of State Elections Division - 2010 Primary Results Statewide (dead link)
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official 2008 General Election Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- Open Secrets, "Janice Arnold-Jones 2012 Election Cycle," accessed March 22, 2013
- 2008 contributions
- NMPolitics.com : "Arnold-Jones wins Quay County straw poll" by Heath Haussamen March 10, 2010
- Campaign website "About"
|New Mexico House of Representatives - District 24
| Succeeded by|
Conrad James (R)