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}}{{tnr}}'''Jacob Candelaria'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012#District 26|District 26]] of the [[New Mexico State Senate]].
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Jacob Candelaria'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012#District 26|District 26]] of the [[New Mexico State Senate]].
  
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Because he is unopposed in the general election, he is virtually assured victory on November 6, 2012. Candelaria, at age 25, will be the youngest serving member of the [[New Mexico State Senate]].
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==Biography==
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Candelaria has worked as a leadership fellow with Think New Mexico, a Santa Fe-based think tank, working on education reform legislation to address New Mexico's high-school dropout rates. He has also spent time as a program evaluator for the [[Finance Committee, New Mexico State Senate|New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee]]. He served as a policy analyst to former state house Speaker [[Ben Lujan]] (D-Nambe).<ref name=email/>
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Candelaria serves as executive director of Equality New Mexico and is a board member of the Learners Chess Academy.<ref name=email/>
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Candelaria received an AB in public policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.<ref name=email>Email submission to Ballotpedia on July 22, 2012</ref>
 
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==External links==
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*[http://www.jacobcandelaria.com Official Campaign Website]
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*[http://twitter.com/Candelaria4Sen Official Campaign Twitter Page]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/139081/jacob-candelaria Project Vote Smart Biography]
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*[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1411573 Follow the Money Profile]
 
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Revision as of 04:27, 25 July 2012

Jacob Candelaria
Jacob Candelaria.jpg
Candidate for
New Mexico State Senate District 26
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sPrinceton University (2005)
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jacob Candelaria is a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 26 of the New Mexico State Senate.

Because he is unopposed in the general election, he is virtually assured victory on November 6, 2012. Candelaria, at age 25, will be the youngest serving member of the New Mexico State Senate.

Biography

Candelaria has worked as a leadership fellow with Think New Mexico, a Santa Fe-based think tank, working on education reform legislation to address New Mexico's high-school dropout rates. He has also spent time as a program evaluator for the New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee. He served as a policy analyst to former state house Speaker Ben Lujan (D-Nambe).[1]

Candelaria serves as executive director of Equality New Mexico and is a board member of the Learners Chess Academy.[1]

Candelaria received an AB in public policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Candelaria is running in the 2012 election for New Mexico State Senate District 26. He defeated Carlos Jose Villanueva in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and is unchallenged in the general election which takes place on November 6, 2012. [2]

New Mexico State Senate, District 26 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJacob Candelaria 68.9% 1,835
Carlos Jose Villanueva 31.1% 828
Total Votes 2,663

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