Dianna Duran

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Dianna Duran
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New Mexico Secretary of State
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
Years in position 3
PredecessorMary Herrera (D)
Base salary$85,000
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$281,721
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Mexico State Senate
District 40
Otero County Clerk
Place of birthTulaosa, New Mexico
Office website
Dianna Duran (born in 1956) is the current Republican Secretary of New Mexico. She has served in this position since 2011.

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. [1]


  • Attended, New Mexico State University

Political career

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.[2] 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%.[3]

New Mexico State Senate (1993 – 2011)

Duran represented District 40 in the New Mexico State Senate from 1993 to 2011.

Committee assignments

While a member of the New Mexico State Senate, Duran served on the following legislative committees:



See also: New Mexico secretary of state election, 2014

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.


See also: New Mexico Secretary of State election, 2010
  • Dianna Duran ran unopposed in this contest
New Mexico Secretary of State, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Mary Herrera 42.6% 253,325
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDianna J. Duran 57.4% 341,915
Total Votes 595,240
Election Results Via: New Mexico Secretary of State


Campaign donors

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.[8]

Dianna Duran's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 NM Secretary of State Not up for election $1,000
2010 NM Secretary of State/NM State Senate* Won $208,460
2008 NM State Senate Won $13,000
2006 NM State Senate Not up for election $3,000
2004 NM State Senate Won $12,300
2000 NM State Senate Won $31,290
1992 NM State Senate Won $12,671
Grand Total Raised $281,721
In 2010, Duran raised $203,660 for the Secretary of State race, which she won, and $4,800 for her Senate seat, which was not up for re-election.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Mary Herrera (D)
New Mexico Secretary of State
Succeeded by
Preceded by
New Mexico Senate - District 40
Succeeded by
Bill Burt (R)