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}}{{tnr}}'''Ron Griggs''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Mexico State Senate]]. Griggs holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from New Mexico State University.  He formerly owned Alamogordo Title Company.  He served three terms on the Alamogordo City Commission, six years as Mayor Pro-Tem of Alamogordo and three years as Mayor of Alamogordo.<ref>[http://www.rongriggs.com/family--personal.html Campaign website-Bio]</ref>.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Ron Griggs''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Mexico State Senate]], representing District 34. He was first appointed to the chamber in December 2012 to fill a vacancy left by [[Vernon Asbill]], after having won election to a full term for the seat in November.<ref>[http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_22170845/governor-appoints-ron-griggs-nm-senate-vacancy ''Las Cruces Sun-News'' "Governor appoints Ron Griggs to NM Senate vacancy," Accessed December 14, 2012]</ref>
  
He was appointed in December 2012 to fill a vacancy left by [[Vernon Asbill]], after having won election to a full term for the seat in November.<ref>[http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_22170845/governor-appoints-ron-griggs-nm-senate-vacancy ''Las Cruces Sun-News'' "Governor appoints Ron Griggs to NM Senate vacancy," Accessed December 14, 2012]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
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Griggs earned a Bachelor's in Business Administration from New Mexico State University.  His professional experience includes being the former owner of Alamogordo Title Company, serving six years as Mayor Pro-Tem of Alamogordo and three years as Mayor of Alamogordo.<ref>[http://www.rongriggs.com/family--personal.html Campaign website-Bio]</ref>.
==Issues==
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Griggs lists the following as issues important to his campaign:
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:*Business
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:*Education
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:*Tourism
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:*Energy
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:*2nd Amendment Rights
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:*Small, transparent government<ref>[http://www.rongriggs.com/philosophy.html Campaign website-philosophy]</ref>
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====2012====
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Griggs highlighted the following as issues important to his campaign:<ref>[http://www.rongriggs.com/philosophy.html Campaign website-philosophy]</ref>
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:*Business
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:*Education
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:*Tourism
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:*Energy
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:*2nd Amendment Rights
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:*Small, transparent government
  
 
==Elections==
 
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Griggs ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012|New Mexico State Senate]] District 34. He ran and won against [[Sarah Dion Kidd-Johnson]] in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. Griggs defeated [[Ellen E. Wedum]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/uploads/files/StatewidePrimary12(1).pdf ''New Mexico Secretary of State,'' Official Primary Results]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/2012StateSenate.html ''New Mexico Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," Accessed March 23, 2012]</ref>
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Griggs ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012|New Mexico State Senate]] District 34. He ran and won against [[Sarah Dion Kidd-Johnson]] in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. Griggs defeated [[Ellen E. Wedum]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/uploads/files/StatewidePrimary12(1).pdf ''New Mexico Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results," accessed April 15, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/2012StateSenate.html ''New Mexico Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," accessed March 23, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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===Endorsements===
 
:*Former state House of Representative Terry Marquardt<ref>[http://www.alamogordonews.com/ci_20421294/griggs-run-senate-supported-by-marquardt Campaign website-Endorsements]</ref>
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 59687
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|office2012 = [[New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012|New Mexico State Senate, District 34]]
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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|org4 = Crimmins Family Trust
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==Endorsements==
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===2012===
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In 2012, Griggs’ endorsements included the following:<ref>[http://www.alamogordonews.com/ci_20421294/griggs-run-senate-supported-by-marquardt Campaign website-Endorsements]</ref>
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*Former state House of Representative Terry Marquardt
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Ron + Griggs + New Mexico + Senate'''"
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legdetails.aspx?SPONCODE=SGRIG Office website]
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* [http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislator_details.aspx?SPONCODE=SGRIG Profile from the New Mexico State Senate]
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* [http://openstates.org/nm/legislators/NML000142/ron-griggs/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/74445/ron-griggs Project Vote Smart profile]  
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* [http://votesmart.org/candidate/74445/ron-griggs Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=146696 2012]
  
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 07:14, 17 April 2014

Ron Griggs
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New Mexico Senate District 34
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor of Alamogordo
Education
Bachelor'sNew Mexico State Univeristy
Personal
Place of birthPortales, New Mexico
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ron Griggs is a Republican member of the New Mexico State Senate, representing District 34. He was first appointed to the chamber in December 2012 to fill a vacancy left by Vernon Asbill, after having won election to a full term for the seat in November.[1]

Biography

Griggs earned a Bachelor's in Business Administration from New Mexico State University. His professional experience includes being the former owner of Alamogordo Title Company, serving six years as Mayor Pro-Tem of Alamogordo and three years as Mayor of Alamogordo.[2].

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary
Public Affairs

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Griggs highlighted the following as issues important to his campaign:[3]

  • Business
  • Education
  • Tourism
  • Energy
  • 2nd Amendment Rights
  • Small, transparent government

Elections

2012

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Griggs ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico State Senate District 34. He ran and won against Sarah Dion Kidd-Johnson in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. Griggs defeated Ellen E. Wedum in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

New Mexico State Senate, District 34, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRon Griggs 67.7% 9,647
     Democratic Ellen Wedum 32.3% 4,610
Total Votes 14,257
New Mexico State Senate, District 34 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRon Griggs 57.5% 1,783
Sarah Dion Kidd-Johnson 42.5% 1,316
Total Votes 3,099

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Griggs is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Griggs raised a total of $59,687 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[6]

Ron Griggs's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 34 Won $59,687
Grand Total Raised $59,687

2012

Griggs won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Griggs raised a total of $59,687.

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Griggs’ endorsements included the following:[7]

  • Former state House of Representative Terry Marquardt

Personal

Griggs is married to Joan and they have two children and one granddaughter.[8]

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Vernon Asbill
New Mexico Senate District 34
2012–present
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