|New Mexico Senate District 28|
| 2009 - present|
|December 31, 2016|
|Years in position ||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 4, 2008|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||Western New Mexico University|
|Ph.D.||New Mexico State University|
is a 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.
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.
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.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Morales served on the following committees:
|New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Morales served on these committees:
|New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Morales served on these committees:
|New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2009|
- See also: New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2014
In April 2013 Morales said he is considering a run for Governor of New Mexico in 2014.
- 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.
|New Mexico State Senate, District 28, General Election, 2012
||Howie Morales Incumbent
On November 4, 2008, Morales was elected to the 28th District Seat in the New Mexico Senate, besting Joseph Gros (R).  Morales raised $57,175 for his campaign, while Gros raised $15,293. 
| New Mexico Senate, District 28 (2008)
| Howie Morales (D)
| Joseph Gros (R)
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.
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|
|Committee to Elect John Arthur Smith||$2,000|
|New Mexico Hospital Association||$800|
|FPL Energy New Mexico Wind||$800|
|Total Raised in 2012||$27,457|
|Source:Follow the Money
Morales won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Morales raised a total of $57,175
|New Mexico State Senate 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Howie Morales's campaign in 2008|
|New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association||$7,000|
|Sanchez, Michael S.||$4,000|
|New Mexico Medical Society||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2008||$57,175|
|Source:Follow the Money
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- ↑ Deming Headlight, "Silver City Sen. Morales ponders run for Gov.," April 21, 2013
- ↑ New Mexico Secretary of State, Official Primary Results
- ↑ New Mexico Secretary of State "Primary Candidate List," Accessed March 23, 2012
- ↑ 2008 election results, New Mexico Senate
- ↑ New Mexico Senate spending, 2008
- ↑ followthemoney.org, "Morales, Howie," Accessed May 22, 2013