Pete Campos

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Pete Campos
New Mexico State Senate District 8
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession School Superintendent
Website Senate website
Pete Campos is a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate. He represents the 8th District.


Campos earned his BA in Economics/Philosophy from the University of New Mexico in 1974. He went on to receive his MA in Counseling from New Mexico Highland University in 1993. He later earned his EdD in Educational Leadership from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, in 2003.

Professional experience

Campos was a High School Counselor for Santa Rosa Consolidated Schools from 1978 to 1982. In 1983 he was Administrative Assistant for the Office of the New Mexico State Auditor. He was a Toll Fellow in 1992 and a Flemming Fellow in 1994. He then was Interim/Acting Superintendent for Las Vegas City Schools from 2003 to 2004. He has been Associate Superintendent for Supportive Services Education for Las Vegas City Schools since 1993. He has also been Superintedent of Las Vegas City Schools since 2004.

Political experience

Campos was Mayor of the City of Santa Rosa from 1986 to 1990. He then joined the New Mexico State Senate in 1991. He has served in that position since, representing the 8th district.

Committee assignments

Election history


On November 4, 2008, Campos won re-election to the 8th district in the New Mexico Senate. Campos had no challenger. [1]


Campos and his wife, Lori, have one child.

External links

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