|New Mexico Senate District 9|
|2009 - present|
|December 31, 2016|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 4, 2008|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||University of New Mexico|
|Place of birth||Bernalillo, NM|
|Profession||State Farm Insurance Agency|
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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sapien served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sapien served on these committees:
- 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.
|New Mexico State Senate, District 9, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||John Sapien Incumbent||50.3%||11,654|
|New Mexico State Senate, District 9 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|John Sapien Incumbent||55.3%||2,270|
|Benjamin Hayden Rodefer||44.7%||1,834|
|New Mexico Senate, District 9 (2008)|
|John Sapien (D)||11,981|
|Steve Komadina (R)||11,860|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to John Sapien's 2008 campaign.
|Conservation Voters New Mexico||$7,149|
|Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 412||$3,500|
|Michael S. Sanchez||$3,300|
|Bill Richardson for Governor||$2,900|
Sapien and his wife, Veronica, have two children.
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- Biography from the New Mexico Legislature website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Voting record from New Mexico Votes.org
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