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Thomas Garcia

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Thomas Garcia
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New Mexico House of Representatives District 68
Former Officeholder
In office
2007-2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNew Mexico Highlands University
Master'sNew Mexico Highlands University
Personal
Place of birthCleveland, NM
ProfessionAdjunct Professor of History and Political Science, Luna Community College
CandidateVerification
Thomas Garcia (b. 1972) is a former Democratic member of the New Mexico House of Representatives representing District 68 from 2007 to 2013.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Garcia served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Garcia served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Garcia ran for the state Senate in the 8th District in 2012. He lost to incumbent Pete Campos in the June 5 Democratic primary.[1]

New Mexico State Senate, District 8 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPete Campos Incumbent 62.1% 5,376
Thomas A. Garcia 37.9% 3,286
Total Votes 8,662

2010

See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2010

Garcia won re-election to the 68th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

New Mexico House of Representatives General Election, District 68 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Garcia (D) 6,690 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Garcia was elected to the 68th District Seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives, besting Sylvia Olson (R).[3] Garcia raised $70,200 for his campaign, while Olson did not raise any money.[4]

New Mexico House of Representatives, District 68 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Garcia (D) 8,226
Sylvia Olson (R) 3,067

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Garcia was up for re-election, he collected $37,580 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

2008

In 2008, Garcia collected $70,200 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
New Mexico Democratic Legislative Campaign CMTE $2,100
CMTE to Elect Ken Martinez $2,000
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 412 $1,500
Phelps Dodge $1,300

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Political offices
Preceded by
Hector Balderas
New Mexico House of Representatives - District 68
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Monica C. Youngblood (R)