Pete Campos

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Pete Campos
New Mexico State Senate District 8
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession School Superintendent
Website Senate website
Pete Campos is a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate. 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.

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.

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.

Committee assignments


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


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



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

Campos raised $42,645 for his campaign.[2]

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Pete Campos' 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Lovelace Health Systems $1,900
ALTRIA $1,500
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 412 $1,400
Virtue Najjar & Brown $1,300
Franken Brothers LLC $1,100


Campos and his wife, Lori, have one child.

External links

Suggest a link


  1. 2008 election results, New Mexico Senate
  2. 2008 Follow the Money's report on Pete's 2008 campaign contributions
Political offices
Preceded by
New Mexico State Senate District 8
Succeeded by