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Ron Griggs

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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. 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.[1].

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.[2]

Issues

Griggs lists the following as issues important to his campaign:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Tourism
  • Energy
  • 2nd Amendment Rights
  • Small, transparent government[3]

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

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

Endorsements

  • Former state House of Representative Terry Marquardt[6]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Griggs is married to Joan and they have two children and one granddaughter.[7]

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