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Revision as of 05:17, 20 December 2011

John Sapien
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New Mexico Senate District 9
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of New Mexico
Personal
Place of birthBernalillo, NM
ProfessionState Farm Insurance Agency
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Sapien is a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate.

Sapien is currently President of the Bernalillo Public Schools Foundation. He joined the New Mexico State Senate in 2009 and has served in that position since. He represents the 9th district.

Sapien was an intern for the Office of United States Senator Jeff Bingaman. He has been owner/agent of State Farm Insurance Agency since 1992.

Sapien earned his BBA in Finance from the University of New Mexico.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sapien was elected to the 9th District Seat in the New Mexico Senate, besting Steve Komadina (R). [1] Sapien raised $78,603 for his campaign, while Komadina raised $164,351. [2]

New Mexico Senate, District 9 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png John Sapien (D) 11,981
Steve Komadina (R) 11,860

Campaign donors

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

Donor Amount
Conservation Voters New Mexico $7,149
John Sapien $5,000
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 412 $3,500
Michael S. Sanchez $3,300
Bill Richardson for Governor $2,900

Personal

Sapien and his wife, Veronica, have two children.

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Preceded by
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New Mexico State Senate District 9
2009–present
Succeeded by
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