|Craig W. Brandt|
|New Mexico State Senate District 40|
|December 31, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||Oklahoma Baptist University|
|Service/branch||U.S Air Force|
|Years of service||7|
|Place of birth||Northern California|
Brandt earned a bachelor's degree in Pastoral Ministries from Oklahoma Baptist University. His professional experience includes serving as the Vice President for the Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education, and as a bill analyst for the Republican party on the Consumer and Public Affairs Committee in the 2011 Legislative session.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Brandt served on the following committees:
|New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Public Affairs, Ranking Member|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Brandt served on the following committees:
|New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Public Affairs|
Brandt highlighted the following as the main issues of his campaign: job growth, education and licenses.
- See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012
Brandt ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico State Senate District 40. He defeated R. Morgan Braden in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012, and defeated by Linda M. Allison in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New Mexico State Senate, District 40, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Craig W. Brandt||55.3%||9,982|
|Democratic||Linda M. Allison||44.7%||8,069|
|New Mexico State Senate, District 40 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Craig W. Brandt||62.2%||1,363|
|R. Morgan Braden||37.8%||829|
Comprehensive donor information for Brandt is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Brandt raised a total of $43,545 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.
|Craig Brandt's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||New Mexico State Senate, District 40||$43,545|
|Grand Total Raised||$43,545|
2012Brandt won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Brandt raised a total of $43,545.
|New Mexico State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Craig Brandt's campaign in 2012|
|Stuart Ingle PAC||$2,300|
|Stuart Ingle for Senate||$2,300|
|Steven P. Neville Campaign Account||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$43,545|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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In 2013, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, first session, was in session from January 15 to March 16. In 2014, the 51st New Mexico State Legislature, second session, was in session from January 21 through February 20.
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Brandt is married to Tonja and they have three children.
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- Official campaign website, "Biography," accessed May 12, 2014(Archived)
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed May 12, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- New Mexico Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List," accessed May 12, 2014(Archived)
- followthemoney.org, "Brandt, Craig," accessed May 23, 2013
- New Mexico Legislature, "Session dates," accessed July 9, 2014
Bill Burt (R)
|New Mexico State Senate District 40
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