Stephen Fischmann

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Stephen Fischmann
New Mexico Senate District 37
In office
2009 - 2013
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of California Los Angeles
Master'sUniversity of California Los Angeles
BirthdayOctober 25, 1953
Place of birthLos Angeles, CA
Stephen Fischmann (b. October 25, 1953) is a former Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate representing District 37 from 2009 to 2013.

Fischmann was General Manager/Operations Manager/Finance and Planning Manager for Levi Strauss and Company - Designer Group, Womenswear and Menswear Divisions from 1979 to 1999. He was then owner of Property Inspection/Real Estate Brokerage from 1999 to 2004.

Fischmann earned his B.A. in Political Science/English from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1976. He went on to receive his MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1979.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fischmann served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Fischmann served on these committees:



See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Fischmann did not run for re-election in 2012.[1][2]


On November 4, 2008, Fischmann was elected to the 37th District Seat in the New Mexico Senate, besting Leonard Rawson (R).[3] Fischmann raised $247,165 for his campaign, while Rawson raised $173,054.[4]

New Mexico Senate, District 37 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Fischmann (D) 13,229
Leonard Rawson (R) 12,643

Campaign donors


Listed below are the five largest contributors to Stephen Fischmann's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Steve Fischmann $59,577
Balancing Entry $33,865
Madelyn Fischmann $27,000
Conservation Voters New Mexico $16,177
CMTE to Elect Senate Democrats $12,000


Fischmann and his wife, Sandy Katayanagi, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Mexico State Senate District 37
Succeeded by
William P. Soules (D)