Phillip M. Archuleta

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Phillip M. Archuleta
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New Mexico House of Representatives District 36
In office
Term ends
December 31, 2014
Years in position 1
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
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Phillip M. Archuleta is a Democratic member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, representing District 36. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. Archuleta missed the entire 2014 legislative session due to health problems, but he is running for re-election in 2014.[1]


Archuleta's professional experience includes working in the Labor Law Administration for the State of New Mexico Department of Labor from 1990-2012.

Committee assignments


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



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 Phillip M. Archuleta was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Andrew Nunez was unopposed in the Republican primary. Archuleta and Nunez will face off in the general election.[2][3]


See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[4][5]

New Mexico House of Representatives, District 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPhillip M. Archuleta 43.6% 1,873
     Republican Mike A. Tellez 35.7% 1,534
     Independent Andrew Nunez Incumbent 20.7% 891
Total Votes 4,298

Campaign donors

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.[6]

Phillip M. Archuleta's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State House, District 36 Won $58,318
Grand Total Raised $58,318


Archuleta 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
2012 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.[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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Archuleta and his wife, Diana, have four children. After suffering from a broken hip and femur, Archuleta had one leg amputated in 2014.[1]

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Preceded by
Phillip M. Archuleta (D)
New Mexico House of Representatives - District 36
Succeeded by