John Sapien

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John Sapien
New Mexico State Senate District 9
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Business Owner
Website Senate website
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


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


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



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


Sapien and his wife, Veronica, have two children.

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Preceded by
New Mexico State Senate District 9
Succeeded by

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