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David Chavez
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New Mexico House of Representatives District 7
In office
January 18, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 15, 2013
Years in position 4
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Office website
David Chavez is a Republican member of the New Mexico House of Representatives. He represents District 7. He was elected in 2010 and has served since assuming office in 2011.[1]

Chavez is an attorney whose first bid for political office came when he ran and lost against Michael Sanchez for New Mexico State Senate in 2000. His father, Tibo Chavez, formerly held the offices of state senator and lieutenant governor and ran unsuccessfully for governor.[2]

He is not running for re-election in 2012.[3]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Chavez has been appointed to the following committees:



See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2012

Chavez is not running for re-election.[3]


See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2010

Chavez was unopposed in the June 1 Republican primary. He defeated incumbent Andrew Barreras (D) in the general election on November 2.[4][5]

New Mexico House of Representatives General Election, District 7 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David Chavez (R) 4,788 54.90%
Andrew Barreras (D) 3,938 45.10%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Chavez raised a total of $32,568 in campaign contributions.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Merrell, Michael $7,500
Cmte to Elect Tim Lardner $3,047
Bizzell, Joseph $2,500
Merrell, Mary $2,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Andrew Barreras
New Mexico House of Representatives - District 7
Succeeded by