Phillip M. Archuleta
|Phillip M. Archuleta|
|New Mexico House of Representatives District 36|
|December 31, 2014|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
The New Mexico House had a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of four seats, which amounts to 5.7 percent of the chamber. In 2012, a total of 15 districts were competitive or mildly competitive. There were nine districts where the margin of victory was 5 percent or less in the 2012 elections. Another six districts had a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent.
Archuleta's professional experience includes working in the Labor Law Administration for the State of New Mexico Department of Labor from 1990-2012.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Archuleta served on the following committees:
|New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Water Resources|
|• Enrolling and Engrossing - A|
|• Labor and Human Resources|
2014New Mexico House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014, and a general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 4, 2014. Incumbent Phillip M. Archuleta was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Andrew Nunez was unopposed in the Republican primary. Nunez defeated Archuleta in the general election.
The New Mexico House of Representatives was a battleground chamber that Ballotpedia identified as having the opportunity to switch partisan control in 2014. The New Mexico House had a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of four seats, which amounted to 5.7 percent of the chamber. District 36 in the House was identified by Ballotpedia, the Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico Telegram and the Republican State Leadership Committee as a battleground district that would be key in determining control of the New Mexico House of Representatives. The Future Majority Project, part of the Republican State Leadership Committee, announced in August, that District 36 was apart of the projects races to watch. Democrats hoped to hang on to District 36, where first-term lawmaker Phillip M. Archuleta (D), missed all of 2014's session due to health reasons. Andrew Nunez (R), a former House member, defeated Archuleta in the 2014 general election.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 36 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Phillip Archuleta Incumbent||45.9%||2,646|
Archuleta ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico House of Representatives District 36. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. Incumbent Andrew Nunez (I) ran as an Independent candidate. Archuleta defeated Mike A. Tellez (R) and Nunez in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 36, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Phillip M. Archuleta||43.6%||1,873|
|Republican||Mike A. Tellez||35.7%||1,534|
|Independent||Andrew Nunez Incumbent||20.7%||891|
Comprehensive donor information for Archuleta is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Archuleta raised a total of $58,318 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 24, 2013.
|Phillip M. Archuleta's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||New Mexico State House, District 36||$58,318|
|Grand Total Raised||$58,318|
2012Archuleta won election to the New Mexico State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Archuleta raised a total of $58,318.
|New Mexico State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Phillip M. Archuleta's campaign in 2012|
|Viva New Mexico PAC||$5,000|
|New Mexico House Majority Fund||$5,000|
|Leadership PAC for Rick Miera||$5,000|
|New Mexico Defense Fund||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$58,318|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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In 2013, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, first session, was in session from January 15 to March 16. In 2014, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, second session, was in session from January 21 through February 20.
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Archuleta and his wife, Diana, have four children. After suffering from a broken hip and femur, Archuleta had one leg amputated in 2014.
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- Capitol Report New Mexico, "Archuleta has leg amputated but will still run for re-election," March 9, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Results Primary Election - June 3, 2014," accessed July 7, 2014
- New Mexico State Legislature, "2014 Primary Election Candidates," accessed May 13, 2014
- NM Telegram, "GOP group meets in Santa Fe, highlights NM race among those to watch," August 26, 2014
- New Mexico Telegram, "Battle for the state House will center on ten districts," June 4, 2014
- Albuquerque Journal, "Primary election sets stage for state House control," May 26, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List," accessed May 13, 2014(Archived)
- followthemoney.org, "Archuleta, Phillip M.," accessed May 24, 2013
- New Mexico Legislature, "Session dates," accessed July 9, 2014
Phillip M. Archuleta (D)
|New Mexico House of Representatives - District 36
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