|New Mexico House of Representatives District 53|
|January 18, 2011-2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
He is a former member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, representing District 53 from 2011 to 2013.
Prior to running for office, Little earned a living by moving houses, structures, and portable classrooms. In his campaign for office he defeated incumbent Nathan Cote in 2010, but was defeated by Cote in 2012.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Little served on the following committees:
- Enrolling and Engrossing - A Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives
- Labor and Human Resources Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives
- Transportation and Public Works Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives
Elections for the office of New Mexico House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Ricky Little is unopposed in the Republican primary, while Mariaelena Johnson is unopposed in the Democratic primary.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 53, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Ricky Little Incumbent||46.8%||2,304|
Little won election to the New Mexico House of Representatives in the general election on November 2. He defeated incumbent Nathan Cote (D). Little was unopposed in the June 1 Republican primary.
|New Mexico House of Representatives General Election, District 53 (2010)|
|Ricky Little (R)||3,753||52.90%|
|Nathan Cote (D)||3,340||47.10%|
In 2010, Little raised a total of $32,122 in campaign contributions.
His 3 largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|New Mexico Republican Party||$9,328|
On April 1, 2012, the organization ProgressNow New Mexico accused Little of representing a district in which he does not actually live. Allegedly, Little has listed his business address as his home address, while the residential address associated with Little is outside of the district. Little responded to the allegations, noting that he and his divorced wife were "reconciling" their relationship, but that he slept at his business address most nights.
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- New Mexico House of Representatives
- New Mexico State Legislature
- New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2014
- New Mexico House of Representatives District 53
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Santa Fe New Mexican biography
- 2014 New Mexico Secretary of State, “2014 Primary Election Candidate List,” accessed March 19, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State "Primary Candidate List," accessed March 23, 2012
- North Dakota 2010 General Election Results
- "Republicans have a dream night in New Mexico state House races," New Mexico Watchdog, November 2, 2010
- 2010 campaign contributions
- ProgressNow New Mexico "Again?!ProgressNow Discovers Dona Ana & Otero County Rep is Representing a District Where He Doesn't Even Live," April 1, 2012."
- nmpolitics.net "Rep. Little accused of living outside district," April 3, 2012
- KIVA ABC-7 "New Mexico State Rep. Accused Of Fraud," April 6, 2012
- New Mexico Telegram "State Supreme Court will decide candidates' eligibility Tuesday," April 5, 2012
Nathan Cote (D)
|New Mexico House of Representatives - District 53
| Succeeded by|
Nathan Cote (D)