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|Position =  New Mexico Senate District 28
 
|Position =  New Mexico Senate District 28
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Howie Morales''' is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[New Mexico Senate]].  Morales was Grant County Clerk from 2005 to 2008.  He joined the New Mexico State Senate in 2008.  He has served in that position since, representing the 28th district.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Howie C. Morales''' is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[New Mexico Senate]], representing District 28He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.  Morales served as Grant County Clerk from 2005 to 2008.   
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Morales {{2014isrunning}} for [[Governor of New Mexico]] in the [[New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2014|2014 election]]<ref name=cruces>[http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_24364272/silver-city-senator-howie-morales-heats-up-race ''Las Cruces News,'' Silver City senator Howie Morales heats up race for NM governor, October 22, 2013]</ref>
  
Morales was a Transition Coordinator/Head Baseball Coach at Cobre Consolidated School District from 2001 to 2005.  He has been an Instructor at Western New Mexico University since 2005.
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==Biography==
 
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Morales earned his B.S. from Western New Mexico University, his M.A. in Bilingual Special Education in 1998, and his PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from New Mexico State University.  His professional experience includes working as a Transition Coordinator/Head Baseball Coach at Cobre Consolidated School District from 2001 to 2005, and as an Instructor at Western New Mexico University since 2005.
Morales earned his BS from Western New Mexico University. He went on to receive his MA in Bilingual Special Education in 1998.  He then earned his PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from New Mexico State University.
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:: ''See also: [[New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2014]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2014]]''
  
In April 2013 Morales said he is considering a run for [[Governor of New Mexico]] in 2014.<ref> [http://www.demingheadlight.com/deming-news/ci_23074098/silver-city-sen-morales-ponders-run-gov ''Deming Headlight,'' "Silver City Sen. Morales ponders run for Gov.," April 21, 2013] </ref>
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Morales {{2014isrunning}} for [[Governor of New Mexico]] in 2014.<ref> [http://www.demingheadlight.com/deming-news/ci_23074098/silver-city-sen-morales-ponders-run-gov ''Deming Headlight,'' "Silver City Sen. Morales ponders run for Gov.," April 21, 2013] </ref><ref name=cruces/> {{Nov2014genelection}} He will be competing with Attorney General [[Gary King]] and state Senator [[Linda Lopez]] in the June 3, 2014 [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] primary.<ref>[http://watchdog.org/111053/third-democrat-enters-nm-governors-race-to-challenge-susana-martinez/ ''WatchDog.org'' "Third Democrat enters NM governor’s race to challenge Susana Martinez," Accessed October 24, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
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On November 4, 2008, Morales was elected to the 28th District Seat in the [[New Mexico Senate]], besting Joseph Gros (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/08GenResults/Statewide.pdf 2008 election results, New Mexico Senate]</ref> Morales raised $57,175 for his campaign, while Gros raised $15,293. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=NM&y=2008&f=S&so=O#sorttable New Mexico Senate spending, 2008]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Morales was elected to District 28 in the [[New Mexico Senate]], besting Joseph Gros (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/08GenResults/Statewide.pdf 2008 election results, New Mexico Senate]</ref> Morales raised $57,175 for his campaign, while Gros raised $15,293. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=NM&y=2008&f=S&so=O#sorttable New Mexico Senate spending, 2008]</ref>
  
 
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Howie + Morales + New + Mexico + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Howie + Morales + New + Mexico + Senate'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legdetails.aspx?SPONCODE=SMORA Biography from the New Mexico Legislature website]
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* [http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislator_details.aspx?SPONCODE=SMORA Biography from the New Mexico Legislature website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=102383 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=102383 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=102383 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
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Revision as of 08:17, 24 October 2013

Howie Morales
HMorales.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for Governor of New Mexico
Current office
New Mexico Senate District 28
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWestern New Mexico University
Ph.D.New Mexico State University
Personal
ProfessionUniversity instructor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Howie C. Morales is a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate, representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Morales served as Grant County Clerk from 2005 to 2008.

Morales is running for Governor of New Mexico in the 2014 election[1]

Biography

Morales earned his B.S. from Western New Mexico University, his M.A. in Bilingual Special Education in 1998, and his PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from New Mexico State University. His professional experience includes working as a Transition Coordinator/Head Baseball Coach at Cobre Consolidated School District from 2001 to 2005, and as an Instructor at Western New Mexico University since 2005.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Morales served on the following committees:

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Morales served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Morales served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2014

Morales is running for Governor of New Mexico in 2014.[2][1] The general election takes place November 4, 2014. He will be competing with Attorney General Gary King and state Senator Linda Lopez in the June 3, 2014 Democratic primary.[3]

2012

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Morales ran for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 5, 2012 Democratic primary. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

New Mexico State Senate, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHowie Morales Incumbent 100% 15,702
Total Votes 15,702

2008

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Morales was elected to District 28 in the New Mexico Senate, besting Joseph Gros (R). [6] Morales raised $57,175 for his campaign, while Gros raised $15,293. [7]

New Mexico Senate, District 28 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Howie Morales (D) 13,546
Joseph Gros (R) 6,790

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Morales is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Morales raised a total of $84,632 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[8]

Howie Morales's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 28 Won $27,457
2010 New Mexico State Senate, District 28 Not up for election $0
2008 New Mexico State Senate, District 28 Won $57,175
Grand Total Raised $84,632

2012

Morales won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Morales raised a total of $27,457.
New Mexico State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Howie Morales's campaign in 2012
Morales, Howie$4,928
Committee to Elect John Arthur Smith$2,000
LKQ Corp.$1,000
New Mexico Hospital Association$800
FPL Energy New Mexico Wind$800
Total Raised in 2012$27,457
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Morales was not up for election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Morales raised a total of $0.

2008

Morales won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Morales raised a total of $57,175.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Howie + Morales + New + Mexico + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

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