William P. Soules
|William P. Soules|
|New Mexico State Senate District 37|
|December 31, 2016|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|High school||Las Cruces High School|
|Bachelor's||New Mexico State University|
|Master's||New Mexico State University|
|J.D.||New Mexico State University|
|Place of birth||Las Cruces, New Mexico|
|Profession||High school Teacher|
Soules has previously worked as an elementary school principal for Las Cruces Public Schools. He also was an Academic Advisor and taught classes at New Mexico State University, serving as Assistant Provost of Student Services at New Mexico State University-Carlsbad. He holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Psychology and an Interdisciplinary Ph.D in Education and Psychology all from New Mexico State University. 
Soules has two main issues in his campaign--education and the environment.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Soules served on the following committees:
|New Mexico Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Education, Vice-chair|
- See also: New Mexico State Senate elections, 2012
Soules ran in the 2012 election for New Mexico State Senate District 37. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. Soules defeated Cathey Jo Alberson in the general election on November 6, 2012. 
|New Mexico State Senate, District 37, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||William P. Soules||52.2%||9,330|
|Republican||Cathey Jo Alberson||47.8%||8,557|
- Planned Parenthood New Mexico Action Fund
- Animal Protection Voters
- National Education Association
- New Mexico Building and Construction Trades Council
Comprehensive donor information for Soules is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Soules raised a total of $39,434 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.
|William P. Soules's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||New Mexico State Senate, District 37||$39,434|
|Grand Total Raised||$39,434|
2012Soules won election to the New Mexico State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Soules raised a total of $39,434.
|New Mexico State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to William P. Soules's campaign in 2012|
|New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association||$5,000|
|New Mexico Federation of Teachers||$3,500|
|New Mexico Education Association||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$39,434|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Soules has one daughter.
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Stephen Fischmann (D)
|New Mexico State Senate District 37
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