New Mexico House of Representatives

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New Mexico House of Representatives
New Mexico State Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
January 2015
Leadership
Speaker
Don Tripp (R)
since January 1, 2015
Majority Leader
Nate Gentry (R)
since January 1, 2015
Minority Leader
W. Ken Martinez (D)
since January 1, 2015
Structure
Seats 70
Political groups
Republican Party (37)
Democratic Party (33)
Length of term
2 years
Authority Article IV, New Mexico Constitution
Salary None + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 4, 2014
(70 seats)
Next election
November 6, 2016
(70 seats)
Redistricting Legislative Control
Meeting place
House of Representatives Chamber
New Mexico State Capitol
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Website
New Mexico State Legislature
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The New Mexico House of Representatives is the lower house of the New Mexico State Legislature.

There are 70 members of the House. Each member represents roughly 25,980 residents of New Mexico.

Composition[edit]

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Democratic Ind Republican Vacant
End 2010 42 0 28 70 0
Begin 2011 37 0 33 70 0
End 2012 36 1 69 1
Begin 2013 37 0 33 70 0
End of previous legislature
Begin 2015 33 0 37 70 0
Latest voting share 47.1% 52.9%

Party control[edit]

(The party control table shows the balance of power after each recent general election. The preceding Makeup table includes results of special elections since the last general election.)

Years Democrats Republicans Independents
2001–2002 42 28 0
2003–2004 43 27 0
2005–2006 42 28 0
2007–2008 42 28 0
2009–2010 45 25 0
2011–2012 36 33 1
2013–2014 38 32 0
2014–2015 37 33 0
2015–2016 33 37 0

Leadership[edit]

Position Representative Party District
Speaker of the House W. Ken Martinez Dem 69
Majority Leader Rick Miera Dem 11
Majority Whip Moe Maestas Dem 16
Minority Leader Donald Bratton Rep 62
Minority Whip Nate Gentry Rep 30

Current members[edit]

District Representative Party Residence First elected
1 Thomas C. Taylor Rep Farmington 1998
2 James Strickler Rep Farmington 2006
3 Paul Bandy Rep Aztec 2006
4 Sharon Clahchischilliage Rep Shiprock 2012
5 Sandra Jeff Dem Crownpoint 2009
6 Eliseo Alcon Dem Milan 2009
7 Kelly Fajardo Rep Tome-Adelino 2012
8 Alonzo Baldonado Rep Belen 2010
9 Patricia Lundstrom Dem Gallup 2000
10 Henry Saavedra Dem Albuquerque 1976
11 Rick Miera Dem Albuquerque 1990
12 Ernest Chavez Dem Albuquerque 2004
13 Patricia Roybal Caballero Dem Albuquerque 2004
14 Miguel Garcia Dem Albuquerque 1996
15 Sarah Maestas–Barnes Rep Albuquerque 2014
16 Moe Maestas Dem Albuquerque 2006
17 Edward Sandoval Dem Albuquerque 1982
18 Gail Chasey Dem Albuquerque 1996
19 Sheryl Williams Stapleton Dem Albuquerque 1994
20 James White Rep Albuquerque 2008
21 Mimi Stewart Dem Albuquerque 1994
22 James Smith Rep Sandia Park 2010
23 Paul Pacheco Rep Albuquerque 2012
24 Conrad James Rep Albuquerque 2014
25 Christine Trujillo Dem Albuquerque 2012
26 Georgene Louis Dem Albuquerque 2012
27 Larry Larrañaga Rep Albuquerque 1994
28 Jimmie Hall Rep Albuquerque 2004
29 Thomas Anderson Rep Albuquerque 2004
30 Nate Gentry Rep Albuquerque 2010
31 Bill Rehm Rep Albuquerque 2006
32 Dona Irwin Dem Deming 1998
33 Bill McCamley Dem Mesilla 2012
34 Mary Helen Garcia Dem Las Cruces 2004
35 Jeff Steinborn Dem Las Cruces 2012
36 Andy Nunez Rep Las Cruces 2012
37 Terry McMillan Rep Las Cruces 2010
38 Dianne Hamilton Rep Silver City 1999
39 John Zimmerman Rep Las Cruces 2014
40 Nick Salazar Dem Espanola 1973
41 Debbie Rodella Dem Espanola 1993
42 Roberto Gonzales Dem Taos 1994
43 Stephanie Garcia Richard Dem Los Alamos 2012
44 Jane Powdrell-Culbert Rep Corrales 2002
45 Jim Trujillo Dem Santa Fe 2003
46 Carl Trujillo Dem Pojoaque 2012
47 Brian Egolf, Jr. Dem Santa Fe 2008
48 Lucky Varela Dem Santa Fe 1986
49 Don Tripp Rep Socorro 1999
50 Matthew McQueen Dem El Dorado 2014
51 Yvette Herrell Rep Alamogordo 2010
52 Doreen Gallegos Dem Las Cruces 2012
53 Rick Little Rep Chaparral 2014
54 William Gray Rep Artesia 2007
55 Cathrynn Brown Rep Carlsbad 2010
56 Zachary Cook Rep Ruidoso 2009
57 Jason Harper Rep Rio Rancho 2012
58 Candy Ezzell Rep Roswell 2004
59 Nora Espinoza Rep Roswell 2007
60 Tim Lewis Rep Rio Rancho 2010
61 David Gallegos Rep Lovington 2012
62 Donald Bratton Rep Hobbs 2010
63 George Dodge Dem Santa Rosa 2010
64 Anna Crook Rep Clovis 1994
65 James Madalena Dem Jemez Pueblo 1985
66 Bob Wooley Rep Roswell 2005
67 Dennis Roch Rep Tucumcari 2009
68 Monica Youngblood Rep Albuquerque 2012
69 W. Ken Martinez Dem Grants 1999
70 Tomás Salazar Dem Ribera 2012

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Coordinates: 35°40′55″N 105°56′23″W / 35.6820°N 105.9397°W / 35.6820; -105.9397