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Pinto ran for re-election in 2012. He defeated [[Matthew D. Tso]] in the June 5, 2012 Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/uploads/files/StatewidePrimary12(1).pdf ''New Mexico Secretary of State,'' Official Primary Results]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/2012StateSenate.html ''New Mexico Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," Accessed March 23, 2012]</ref>
 
Pinto ran for re-election in 2012. He defeated [[Matthew D. Tso]] in the June 5, 2012 Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/uploads/files/StatewidePrimary12(1).pdf ''New Mexico Secretary of State,'' Official Primary Results]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/2012StateSenate.html ''New Mexico Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," Accessed March 23, 2012]</ref>
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Revision as of 13:15, 17 December 2012

John Pinto
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New Mexico Senate District 3
Incumbent
In office
1977- present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 37
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First elected1976
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of New Mexico
Master'sUniversity of New Mexico
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Marine Corps
Personal
Birthday1924
Place of birthSan Juan, NM
ProfessionTribal Government
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Pinto (born 1924) is a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate. Pinto joined the New Mexico State Senate in 1976. He has served in that position since, representing the 3rd district.

Pinto has worked as a Legislative Liaison, School Teacher, and in Tribal Government.

Pinto earned his BS and MA from the University of New Mexico.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Pinto has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Pinto ran for re-election in 2012. He defeated Matthew D. Tso in the June 5, 2012 Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

New Mexico State Senate, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Pinto Incumbent 100% 12,578
Total Votes 12,578
New Mexico State Senate, District 3 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Pinto Incumbent 72% 2,709
Matthew D. Tso 28% 1,053
Total Votes 3,762

2008

On November 4, 2008, Pinto won re-election to the 3rd district in the New Mexico Senate. Pinto had no challenger. [3] Pinto raised $10,500 for his campaign.[4]

New Mexico State Senate District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Pinto Incumbent 100% 12,121
Total Votes 12,121

Campaign donors

2008

Listed below are the largest contributors to John Pinto's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
New Mexico Educators $3,000
Tim Jennings $1,000
Pueblo of Isleta $1,000
Bill Richardson for Governor $1,000

Personal life

Pinto is a Najavo, making him one of the first Native Americans to serve in the New Mexico legislature; in his legislative life, he became known for his annual performance of the Navajo 'potato song' at the conclusion of each session. He was trained by the Marines as a code talker during World War II. [5]

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New Mexico State Senate District 3
1977–present
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