|New Mexico Secretary of State|
|2011 - Present|
|Years in position||3|
|Predecessor||Mary Herrera (D)|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
| New Mexico State Senate|
|Otero County Clerk|
|Place of birth||Tulaosa, New Mexico|
Prior to her election, Duran was a member of the New Mexico State Senate, representing the 40th district from 1993-2011.
Duran began her political career as a Deputy County Clerk. From 1988 to 1992 she served as Otero Country Clerk. In 1993 she became a member of the New Mexico State Senate, where she stayed until 2010 when she won election as Secretary of State. 
- Attended, New Mexico State University
Secretary of State (2011 – present)
Duran has served as New Mexico Secretary of State since 2011.
On February 9, 2010, she announced her candidacy for the statewide office of secretary of state, challenging Democratic incumbent Mary Herrera for the position. On November 2, 2010, Duran became the first Republican in 80 years to win the New Mexico Secretary of State race, with 57.7% of the vote to incumbent Mary Herrera's 42.3%.
New Mexico State Senate (1993 – 2011)
Duran represented District 40 in the New Mexico State Senate from 1993 to 2011.
Duran is eligible to run for re-election as New Mexico Secretary of State in 2014. She has not yet made her intentions in the race known.
- Dianna Duran ran unopposed in this contest
|New Mexico Secretary of State, 2010|
|Republican||Dianna J. Duran||57.4%||341,915|
|Election Results Via: New Mexico Secretary of State|
- 2008 Race for New Mexico State Senate, District 40 - Republican Primary and General Election  
- Dianna Duran ran unopposed in both contests
Comprehensive donor information for Duran is available dating back to 1992. Based on available campaign finance records, Duran raised a total of $281,721 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 21, 2013.
Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Dianna Duran's donors each year. Click [show] for more information.
|Dianna Duran's Campaign Contributions|
New Mexico Secretary of State
New Mexico State Senate
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$165,398||$0|
|Top 5 contributors||New Mexico Republican Party||$50,000||New Mexico Realtors Association||$1,250|
|Mack Energy||$7,500||Mescalero Apache Tribe|
Pueblo of Isleta
|Foster Friess||$5,000||Select Milk Producers|
New Mexico Outsourcing Inc
|Bank Consultants Inc||$5,000||Independent Insurance Agents of New Mexico|
Medco Health Solutions
|Yates Petroleum||$5,000||New Mexico Health Care Association||$450|
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- New Mexico Legislature - Sen. Dianna J. Duran profile
- Dianna Duran's Facebook profile
- Dianna Duran's Twitter account
- Campaign contributions: 1992, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 (Senate), 2010 (SOS), 2012
- New Mexico Votes - Sen. Dianna Duran's Voting record
- Project Vote Smart - Dianna Duran biography
- Project Vote Smart, "Secretary Dianna J. Duran's Biography," accessed January 18, 2013
- The New Mexico Independent "Sen. Dianna Duran to run for Secretary of State" 9 Feb. 2010
- "GOP wins NM Secretary of State race for the first time in 80 years," New Mexico Watchdog, November 3, 2010
- New Mexico Legislature - List of Standing Committees
- New Mexico Secretary of State - 2010 Primary Election Results
- New Mexico Secretary of State - 2008 Primary Election Results
- New Mexico Secretary of State - 2008 General Election Results
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for Dianna Duran," accessed May 21, 2013
- Follow the Money.org
Mary Herrera (D)
|New Mexico Secretary of State
| Succeeded by|
|New Mexico Senate - District 40
| Succeeded by|
Bill Burt (R)