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Mary Helen Garcia

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Mary Helen Garcia
New Mexico House of Representatives District 34
In office
Term ends
January 15, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNew Mexico State University, 1960
Master'sNew Mexico State University, 1976
Date of birthJuly 14, 1937
Place of birthLas Cruces, NM
ProfessionElementary School Principal
Office website
Mary Helen A. Garcia (b. July 14, 1937) is a Democratic member of the New Mexico House of Representatives. She represents the 34th District.

Garcia earned her BA and MA from New Mexico State University in 1960 and 1976, respectively.

Garcia was a Teacher for Gadsden Public Schools from 1960 to 1961. She also taught at Las Cruces Public Schools from 1967 to 1992. From 1993 to 1999 she was Director of Instruction for Las Cruces Public Schools. She has been Elementary School Principal at Las Cruces Public School from 1984 to 1993 and again from 1999 to the present.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Garcia has been appointed to the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Garcia served on the following committees:



See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2010

Garcia won re-election to the 34th District Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[1]

New Mexico House of Representatives General Election, District 34 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Helen Garcia (D) 2,860 100%


On November 4, 2008, Garcia won re-election to the 34th District Seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives. Garcia had no challenger. [2]

Campaign donors


In 2012, a year in which Garcia was up for re-election, she collected $300 in donations.[3]


In 2008, Garcia collected $12,135 in donations.[4]

Political experience

Garcia has served as Chair of the New Mexico and District Democratic Party since 1997. She joined the New Mexico State House of Representatives in 2002. She has served in that position since, representing the 34th district.


Garcia and her husband, George, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mary Garcia
New Mexico House of Representatives - District 34
2003 – present
Succeeded by