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Revision as of 12:01, 3 July 2013

Linda Lopez
LLopez.jpg
New Mexico Senate District 11
Incumbent
In office
1997 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 1996
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCollege of Santa Fe
Master'sCollege of Santa Fe
Personal
BirthdayMarch 13, 1964
Place of birthAlbuquerque, NM
ProfessionConsultant/Business Owner
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
This article is about Linda Lopez, the member of the New Mexico Senate. For other uses, see Linda Lopez.

Linda Lopez is a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate. Lopez joined the New Mexico State Senate in 1997. She has served in that position since, representing the 11th district. She has also been the Chairman of the Bernalillo County Democratic Party since 2003. She ran for Governor of New Mexico in the 2014 election.[1]

Lopez has been the owner of Lopez Consulting since 1992. She has also been a Recruiter for Presbyterian Healthcare Services since 2001.

Lopez earned her BBA and MBA from the College of Santa Fe in 1987 and 1992, respectively.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary
Rules, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: New Mexico gubernatorial election, 2014

In April 2013, Lopez declared her intention to run for Governor of New Mexico in 2014.[1] The general election took place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Lopez ran for re-election in 2012. She ran and won against Jamai Haquani in the June 5, 2012 Democratic primary. She was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New Mexico State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Lopez Incumbent 100% 8,346
Total Votes 8,346

2008

On November 4, 2008, Lopez won re-election to the 11th district in the New Mexico Senate. Lopez had no challenger. [4]

Lopez raised $84,960 for her campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lopez is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Lopez raised a total of $292,411 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[6]

Linda Lopez's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 11 Won $38,036
2010 Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico Defeated $50,414
2008 New Mexico State Senate, District 11 Won $84,960
2006 New Mexico State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $14,300
2004 New Mexico State Senate, District 11 Won $43,341
2000 New Mexico State Senate, District 11 Won $43,911
1996 New Mexico State Senate, District 11 Won $17,449
Grand Total Raised $292,411

2012

Lopez won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Lopez raised a total of $38,036.
New Mexico State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Linda Lopez's campaign in 2012
Jicarilla Apache Nation$1,500
Heard Robins Cloud & Black Lip$1,000
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 412$1,000
Devon Energy$750
Presbyterian Health Plan$750
Total Raised in 2012$38,036
Source:Follow the Money

2010

State Senate

Lopez was not up for election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Lopez raised a total of $4,864.

Lieutenant Governor

Lopez lost the election for the New Mexico Lieutenant Governor in 2010. During that election cycle, Lopez raised a total of $50,414.

2008

Lopez won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Lopez raised a total of $84,960.

2006

Lopez was not up for election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Lopez raised a total of $14,300.

2004

Lopez won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Lopez raised a total of $43,341.

2000

Lopez won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Lopez raised a total of $43,911.

1996

Lopez won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Lopez raised a total of $17,449.

Personal

Lopez is divorced and has one child.

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Political offices
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New Mexico State Senate District 11
1997–present
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