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Sue Beffort

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Sue Beffort
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New Mexico Senate District 19
Incumbent
In office
1997 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$0/year
Per diem$153/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 1996
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSouthern Methodist University
Personal
ProfessionEmployment Consultant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sue Wilson Beffort is a Republican member of the New Mexico Senate. Beffort joined the New Mexico State Senate in 1997. She has served in that position since, representing the 19th district. Her district includes part of the East Albuquerque foothills, as well as several small communities both West and East of the Sandia Mountains in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Santa Fe, and Torrance Counties.[1] Mrs. Beffort makes her living as an employment consultant.[2]

Beffort is an Employment Consultant.

Beffort earned her BA from Southern Methodist University.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Beffort served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012

Beffort ran for re-election in 2012. She ran unopposed in the June 5, 2012 Republican primary. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

New Mexico State Senate, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSue Beffort 100% 17,546
Total Votes 17,546

2008

On November 4, 2008, Beffort was elected to the 19th District Seat in the New Mexico Senate, besting Jason Burnette (D). [5] Beffort raised $56,757 for his campaign, while Burnette raised $2,539. [6]

New Mexico Senate, District 19 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Sue Beffort (R) 14,266
Jason Burnette (D) 9,357

Campaign Donors

Comprehensive donor information for Beffort is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Beffort raised a total of $158,773 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[7]

Sue Beffort's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Mexico State Senate, District 19 Won $15,900
2010 New Mexico State Senate, District 19 Not up for election $4,606
2008 New Mexico State Senate, District 19 Won $56,757
2006 Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico Defeated $70,485
2004 New Mexico State Senate, District 19 Won $11,025
Grand Total Raised $158,773
Beffort won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Beffort raised a total of $15,900. Beffort was not up for election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Beffort raised a total of $4,606. Beffort won re-election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Beffort raised a total of $56,757. Beffort was not up for election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Beffort raised a total of $2,500. Beffort lost the election for the New Mexico Lieutenant Governor in 2006. During that election cycle, Beffort raised a total of $70,485. Beffort won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Beffort raised a total of $11,025.

Transparency advocacy

During the 2008 legislative session, Beffort introduced Senate Bill 132, called the Whistleblower Protection Act. The bill was designed to protect public employees against retaliation from their employers when employees objected to or refused to participate in activities "that the public employee believed in good faith is an unlawful or improper act."

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New Mexico State Senate District 19
1997–present
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