Ron Griggs

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Ron Griggs
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New Mexico Senate District 34
In office
2012 - Present
Years in position 3
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
Bachelor'sNew Mexico State Univeristy
Place of birthPortales, New Mexico
Office website
Campaign website
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]


Griggs lists the following as issues important to his campaign:

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

Committee assignments


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

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Public Affairs



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


  • Former state House of Representative Terry Marquardt[6]

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.[7]

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


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


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

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