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Benny Shendo

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Benny Shendo
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New Mexico State Senate District 22
In office
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 2
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Benny J. Shendo, Jr. is a Democratic member of the New Mexico State Senate representing District 22 since 2013.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Shendo served on the following committees:

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Conservation, Vice-chair
Indian and Cultural Affairs



See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Shendo ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico State Senate District 22. He defeated Anthony Begay, Joshua Madalena and incumbent Lynda Lovejoy in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

New Mexico State Senate, District 22, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBenny J. Shendo Jr. 100% 12,051
Total Votes 12,051
New Mexico State Senate, District 22 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBenny J. Shendo Jr. 40.9% 1,989
Lynda M. Lovejoy Incumbent 36.5% 1,776
Joshua Madalena 15.5% 752
Anthony Begay 7.2% 349
Total Votes 4,866

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Shendo is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Shendo raised a total of $17,728 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 21, 2013.[3]

Benny Shendo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 22 Won $17,728
Grand Total Raised $17,728
Shendo won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Shendo raised a total of $17,728.
New Mexico State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Benny Shendo's campaign in 2012
Iinaba, Inc.$2,300
Beck, Irene$1,000
Santa Fe Property Partnership 1$1,000
Jicarilla Apache Nation$1,000
Cota Holdings LLC$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$17,728
Source: Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lynda M. Lovejoy (D)
New Mexico State Senate District 22
Succeeded by