George Dodge Jr.
|George Dodge Jr.|
|New Mexico House of Representatives District 63|
| January 18, 2011-Present|
|December 31, 2014|
|Years in position ||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||New Mexico Highlands University|
|Master's||New Mexico Highlands University|
is a Democratic
member of the New Mexico House of Representatives
, representing District 63
. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
Dodge earned a Bachelor's in History and Political Science from New Mexico Highlands University in 1993 and his Master's in Education Administration from New Mexico Highlands University in 1995. His professional experience includes teaching for five years, working as a principal for eight years, and owning a Dairy Queen and a Comfort Inn in Santa Rosa. Dodge served in the U.S. Navy.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Dodge served on the following committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dodge served on the following committees:
- See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2014
Elections for the office of New Mexico House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 4, 2014. Incumbent George Dodge was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.
- See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2012
Dodge ran for re-election in 2012. He defeated Jose A. Griego in the June 5, 2012 Democratic primary. The race was a rematch from 2010. He defeated Republican Steven Hanson in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 63, General Election, 2012
||George Dodge Jr. Incumbent
|| Steven R. Hanson
|New Mexico House of Representatives, District 63 Democratic Primary, 2012
George Dodge Jr. Incumbent
| Jose Griego
- See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2010
Dodge won election to the New Mexico House of Representatives in 2010. Dodge defeated Melinda Joy Russ (R) in the general election on November 2.
| New Mexico House of Representatives General Election, District 63 (2010)
| George Dodge Jr. (D)
| Melinda Russ (R)
Dodge defeated Jose Griego in the June 1 Democratic primary by a margin of 1,450-409.
| New Mexico House of Representatives Democratic Primary, District 63 (2010)
| George Dodge Jr.
| Jose Griego
Comprehensive donor information for Dodge is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Dodge raised a total of $106,737 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.
Dodge won re-election to the New Mexico State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Dodge raised a total of $78,679
|New Mexico State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to George Dodge's campaign in 2012|
|New Mexico House Majority Fund||$5,500|
|Forward New Mexico||$5,000|
|Leadership PAC for Rick Miera||$5,000|
|New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$78,679|
|Source:Follow the Money
Dodge won election to the New Mexico State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Dodge raised a total of $28,058
|New Mexico State House 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to George Dodge's campaign in 2010|
|New Mexico Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee||$4,758|
|Martinez, W. Ken||$1,250|
|Total Raised in 2010||$28,058|
|Source:Follow the Money
Dodge and his wife, Kathy, have three children.
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- ↑ Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed May 12, 2014
- ↑ New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Results Primary Election - June 3, 2014," accessed July 7, 2014
- ↑ New Mexico State Legislature, "2014 Primary Election Candidates," accessed May 13, 2014
- ↑ New Mexico Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014
- ↑ New Mexico Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidate List," accessed May 13, 2014
- ↑ New Mexico Secretary of State, "2010 General Election results," accessed May 12, 2014
- ↑ followthemoney.org, "Dodge, George," accessed May 28, 2013