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|Name = John Sapien
 
|Name = John Sapien
 
|Profile picture = JSapien.jpg
 
|Profile picture = JSapien.jpg
|Position =  New Mexico Senate District 9
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|Position =  New Mexico State Senate District 9
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = 2009 - present
 
|Tenure = 2009 - present
|Term ends = January 1, 2013
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|Term ends = December 31, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 2009  
 
|Assumed office = 2009  
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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|Per diem = $153/day
 
|Per diem = $153/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election =  
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|Last election = November 6, 2012
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|First elected = November 4, 2008
 
|First elected = November 4, 2008
 
|Term limits =  
 
|Term limits =  
|Next election = [[New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 8, 2016
 
|Prior office =  
 
|Prior office =  
 
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|Profession = State Farm Insurance Agency
 
|Profession = State Farm Insurance Agency
 
|Religion =  
 
|Religion =  
|Office website = http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legdetails.aspx?SPONCODE=SSAPI
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|Office website = http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislator_details.aspx?SPONCODE=SSAPI
 
|Campaign website =  
 
|Campaign website =  
 
|Personal website =
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''John Sapien''' is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[New Mexico Senate]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''John M. Sapien''' is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[New Mexico State Senate]], representing District 9.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.   
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 sinceHe represents the 9th district.
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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.
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==Biography==
 
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Sapien earned his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of New Mexico.  His professional experience includes being the President of the Bernalillo Public Schools Foundation, working as an intern for the Office of United States Senator Jeff Bingaman, and as the owner/agent of a State Farm Insurance Agency since 1992. <ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/103949/john-sapien#.UgF1dlPMTy4 Project Vote Smart - Sen. Sapien]</ref>
Sapien earned his BBA in Finance from the University of New Mexico.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sapien served on the following committees:
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Corporations and Transportation
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sapien served on these committees:
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sapien served on these committees:
* [[Corporations and Transportation Committee, New Mexico Senate|Corporations and Transportation]]
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* [[Education Committee, New Mexico Senate|Education]], Vice Chair
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|State = New Mexico
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Corporations and Transportation  
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|Committee2 = Education  
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sapien served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sapien served on these committees:
* [[Corporations and Transportation Committee, New Mexico Senate]]
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* [[Education Committee, New Mexico Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = New Mexico
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Corporations and Transportation
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|Committee2 = Education  
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Sapien was elected to the 9th District Seat in the [[New Mexico Senate]], besting Steve Komadina (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/08GenResults/Statewide.pdf 2008 election results, New Mexico Senate]</ref>  Sapien raised $78,603 for his campaign, while Komadina raised $164,351. <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, Sapien was elected to District 9 in the [[New Mexico Senate]], besting Steve Komadina (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/08GenResults/Statewide.pdf 2008 election results, New Mexico Senate]</ref>  Sapien raised $78,603 for his campaign, while Komadina raised $164,351. <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>
  
 
{{Votebox |  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Sapien
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|Full name = John Sapien
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|year = 2008
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|Editdate = May 22, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9546 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Sapien, John," Accessed May 20, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 115200
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012|New Mexico State Senate, District 9]]
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|totalraised2010 = 16231
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|result2010 = N/A
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|office2010 = [[New Mexico Senate|New Mexico State Senate, District 9]]
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|totalraised2008 = 78603
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[New Mexico State Senate elections, 2008|New Mexico State Senate, District 9]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Sapien
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|full name = John Sapien
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139141
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|office= New Mexico State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 115200
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|org1 = Our New Mexico PAC
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|org2 = American Federation of Teachers
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|org3 = New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
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|org4 = AFSCME
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|org5 = Committee to Elect Peter Wirth
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|orgamount1 = 5,000
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|orgamount2 = 5,000
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|orgamount3 = 5,000
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|orgamount4 = 4,000
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|orgamount5 = 2,800
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|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Sapien
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|full name = John Sapien
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=120990
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|office= New Mexico State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 16231
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|org1 = Hewlett Packard
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|org2 = New Mexico Medical Society
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|org3 = New Mexico Automotive Dealers Association
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|org4 = Helena Chemical Co.
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|org5 = Mark Duran & Associates
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|orgamount1 = 1,250
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|orgamount2 = 1,000
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|orgamount3 = 1,000
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|orgamount4 = 900
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|orgamount5 = 751
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|}}
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
Listed below are the five largest contributors to John Sapien's 2008 campaign.
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Sapien
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|full name = John Sapien
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=101362
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|office= New Mexico State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 78603
| Conservation Voters New Mexico
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|org1 = Conservation Voters New Mexico
| align="right" | $7,149
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|org2 = Sapien, John
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|org3 = Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 412
| John Sapien
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|org4 = Sanchez, Michael S.
| align="right" | $5,000
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|org5 = Bill Richardson
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| Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 412
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| align="right" | $3,500
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|-
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| Michael S. Sanchez
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| align="right" | $3,300
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|-
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| Bill Richardson for Governor
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| align="right" | $2,900
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|}
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|orgamount1 = 7,149
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|orgamount2 = 5,000
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|orgamount3 = 3,500
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|orgamount4 = 3,300
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|orgamount5 = 2,900
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''John + Sapien + New + Mexico + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''John + Sapien + 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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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=John+Sapien+New+Mexico+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=John Sapien News Feed}}
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{Submit a leg link}}
 
{{Submit a leg link}}
* [http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legdetails.aspx?SPONCODE=SSAPI Biography from the New Mexico Legislature website]
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* [http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislator_details.aspx?SPONCODE=SSAPI Biography from the New Mexico Legislature website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=103949 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=103949 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=103949 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=103949 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=101362 2008]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139141 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=120990 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=101362 2008]
 
* [http://newmexicovotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=17854&Keywords=&op=Search Voting record from New Mexico Votes.org]
 
* [http://newmexicovotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=17854&Keywords=&op=Search Voting record from New Mexico Votes.org]
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==References==
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John Sapien
JSapien.jpg
New Mexico State Senate District 9
Incumbent
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'sUniversity of New Mexico
Personal
Place of birthBernalillo, NM
ProfessionState Farm Insurance Agency
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John M. Sapien is a Democratic member of the New Mexico State Senate, representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Sapien earned his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of New Mexico. His professional experience includes being the President of the Bernalillo Public Schools Foundation, working as an intern for the Office of United States Senator Jeff Bingaman, and as the owner/agent of a State Farm Insurance Agency since 1992. [1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Corporations and Transportation
Education, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Sapien won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]. He ran and won against Benjamin Hayden Rodefer in the June 5, 2012 Democratic primary. He defeated David L. Doyle in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New Mexico State Senate, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Sapien Incumbent 50.3% 11,654
     Republican David Doyle 49.7% 11,493
Total Votes 23,147
New Mexico State Senate, District 9 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Sapien Incumbent 55.3% 2,270
Benjamin Hayden Rodefer 44.7% 1,834
Total Votes 4,104

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sapien was elected to District 9 in the New Mexico Senate, besting Steve Komadina (R). [4] Sapien raised $78,603 for his campaign, while Komadina raised $164,351. [5]

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

Comprehensive donor information for Sapien is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Sapien raised a total of $210,034 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[6]

John Sapien's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 9 Won $115,200
2010 New Mexico State Senate, District 9 Not up for election $16,231
2008 New Mexico State Senate, District 9 Won $78,603
Grand Total Raised $210,034

2012

Sapien won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Sapien raised a total of $115,200.
New Mexico State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Sapien's campaign in 2012
Our New Mexico PAC$5,000
American Federation of Teachers$5,000
New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association$5,000
AFSCME$4,000
Committee to Elect Peter Wirth$2,800
Total Raised in 2012$115,200
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Sapien was not up for election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Sapien raised a total of $16,231.

2008

Sapien won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Sapien raised a total of $78,603.

Personal

Sapien and his wife, Veronica, have two children.

Recent news

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