|New Mexico House of Representatives District 53|
|January 18, 2011-2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
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
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 53, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Ricky Little Incumbent||46.8%||2,304|
|New Mexico House of Representatives General Election, District 53 (2010)|
|Ricky Little (R)||3,753||52.90%|
|Nathan Cote (D)||3,340||47.10%|
Little was unopposed in the June 1 Republican primary.
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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- House website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- ↑ Santa Fe New Mexican biography
- ↑ New Mexico Secretary of State, Official Primary Results
- ↑ 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
- ↑ [http://www.progressnownm.org/blog/2012/04/again.html 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)