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Patrick H. Lyons
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New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner - District 2
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 2019
Years in position 4
Base salary$90,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Campaign $$1,524,672
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands
January 1, 2003 - December 31, 2010
New Mexico State Senate
1992 - 2002
High schoolClovis High School (1972)
Bachelor'sNew Mexico State University (1975)
Master'sColorado State University (1977)
Office website
Patrick H. Lyons is a member of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission representing District 2. Lyons, a Republican, was first elected in 2010.[1] He was running for re-election without opposition in 2014. Patrick H. Lyons won the general election on November 4, 2014, without opposition.


Lyons manages a cow and calf operation on a ranch in New Mexico. He served as a New Mexico State Senator from 1992 to 2002. From 2003 to 2010, he served as New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands.[2]

Political Career

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (2010-Present)

Lyons has served in this position since his election in 2010.[2]



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

Lyons ran for re-election to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission in 2014. He was uncontested in the primary election on June 3, 2014. Lyons was unopposed in the general election on November 4.


Lyons won election to the Public Regulation Commission in the November 2, 2010 election, defeating Democrat Stephanie DuBois.[1]

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission - District 2, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick H. Lyons 68.1% 64,023
     Democratic Stephanie DuBois 31.9% 30,024
Total Votes 94,047
Election Results via New Mexico Secretary of State

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lyons is available dating back to 1992. Based on available campaign finance records, Lyons raised a total of $1,524,672 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[3][4]

Patrick H. Lyons's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 NM Public Regulation Commission Not up for election $0
2010 NM Public Regulation Commission Won $84,048
2008 NM Commissioner of Public Lands Not up for election $35,485
2006 NM Commissioner of Public Lands Won $1,047,997
2004 NM Commissioner of Public Lands Not up for election $61,787
2002 NM Commissioner of Public Lands/NM State Senate* Won $177,851
2000 NM State Senate Won $40,994
1996 NM State Senate Won $62,235
1992 NM State Senate Won $14,275
Grand Total Raised $1,524,672
In 2002, Lyons raised $-752 for his Senate seat, which was not up for re-election, and $178,603 for the Commissioner of Public Lands race, which he won.


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Political offices
Preceded by
New Mexico Public Regulation Commission District 2
Succeeded by
Preceded by
New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands
Succeeded by
Ray Powell