Kelly K. Fajardo

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Kelly K. Fajardo
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New Mexico House of Representatives District 7
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
December 31, 2014
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionSmall business owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Kelly K. Fajardo is a Republican member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, representing District 7. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

She serves on the Board of the Greater Belen Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Business Women of Valencia County.[1]

Biography

Fajardo's professional experience includes being the owner of KKF Media, a social media and web services consulting company.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Enrolling and Engrossing - A
Health, Government and Indian Affairs
Judiciary

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Fajardo described her political philosophy as follows:[1]

Strong conservative values, pro-life, a member of the NRA, supports small business and protecting education.

Elections

2014

See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New Mexico House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 4, 2014. Incumbent Kelly K. Fajardo was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Teresa K.E. Smith De Cherif defeated Andrew Barreras in the Democratic primary. Fajardo and Smith De Cherif will face off in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2012

Fajardo ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico House of Representatives District 7. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. Incumbent David Chavez (R) did not running for re-election. Fajardo defeated Andrew J. Barreras (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

New Mexico House of Representatives, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKelly K. Fajardo 50.4% 4,522
     Democratic Andrew Barreras 49.6% 4,445
Total Votes 8,967

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Fajardo is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Fajardo raised a total of $85,535 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[6]

Kelly K. Fajardo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State House, District 7 Won $85,535
Grand Total Raised $85,535

2012

Fajardo won election to the New Mexico State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Fajardo raised a total of $85,535.
New Mexico State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kelly K. Fajardo's campaign in 2012
House Republican Leadership Committee$4,400
Susana PAC$2,500
Farmers Insurance Group$2,500
Marions, Garry$2,300
New Mexico Turn Around$2,300
Total Raised in 2012$85,535
Source:Follow the Money

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2013-2014

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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