Clemente Sanchez (politician)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Clemente Sanchez
Member of the New Mexico Senate
from the 30th[1] district
Assumed office
January 15, 2013
Preceded by David Ulibarri
Personal details
Born (1958-06-24) June 24, 1958 (age 59)
Cubero, New Mexico
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Grants, New Mexico
Alma mater Eastern New Mexico University
New Mexico Highlands University

Clemente Sanchez[2] (born June 24, 1958 in Cubero, New Mexico) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate representing District 30 since January 15, 2013.

Education[edit]

Sanchez earned his BBA in accounting from Eastern New Mexico University and his MBA from New Mexico Highlands University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Sanchez challenged District 30 incumbent Democratic Senator David Ulibarri in the four-way June 5, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning by 9 votes with 1,235 votes (31.1%)[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 8,844 votes (53%) against Republican nominee Vickie Perea,[4] who was later appointed to the New Mexico House of Representatives.
  • 2008 When District 30 incumbent Democratic Senator Joseph Fidel retired and left the seat open, Sanchez ran in the three-way June 8, 2008 Democratic Primary but lost by 8 votes to David Ulibarri,[5] who went on to win the seat in the November 4, 2008 General election.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senator Clemente Sanchez (D)". Santa Fe, New Mexico: New Mexico Legislature. Retrieved February 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Clemente Sanchez' Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved February 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Canvass of Returns of Primary Election Held on June 5, 2012 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 2. Retrieved February 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Canvass of Returns of General Election Held on November 6, 2012 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 3. Retrieved February 20, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Canvass of Returns of Primary Election Held on June 8, 2008 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 2. Retrieved February 20, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Canvass of Returns of General Election Held on November 4, 2008 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 3. Retrieved February 20, 2014. 

External links[edit]