Sander Rue

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Sander Rue
Member of the New Mexico Senate
from the 23rd[1] district
Assumed office
January 2009
Preceded byJoseph Carraro
Personal details
Born (1954-02-06) February 6, 1954 (age 65)
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceAlbuquerque, New Mexico
Alma materUniversity of New Mexico

Sander Rue (born February 6, 1954)[2] is an American politician and a Republican member of the New Mexico Senate representing District 23 since January 2009.

Education[edit]

Rue earned his BBA from the University of New Mexico.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Rue was unopposed for both the June 5, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 1,894 votes[3] and the November 6, 2012 General election with 14,327 votes.[4]
  • 2002 When House District 23 incumbent Republican Representative Robert Burpo ran for Governor of New Mexico, Rue ran in the three-way 2002 Republican Primary but lost to Eric Youngbird (their totals are reversed),[5] who went on to win the November 5, 2002 General election against Democratic nominee Jim Southard.[6]
  • 2008 When Senate District 23 Independent Senator Joseph Carraro retired and left the seat open, Rue ran in the June 8, 2008 Republican Primary, winning with 2,218 votes (53.7%)[7] and was unopposed for the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 22,238 votes.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senator Sander Rue (R)". Santa Fe, New Mexico: New Mexico Legislature. Retrieved February 21, 2014.
  2. ^ "Sander Rue's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved February 21, 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. 6. Retrieved February 21, 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 21, 2014.
  5. ^ "New Mexico 2002 Primary Election Returns, Bernalillo County". Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. Retrieved February 21, 2014.
  6. ^ "New Mexico 2002 General Election Returns, Bernalillo County". Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. Retrieved February 21, 2014.
  7. ^ "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. 6. Retrieved February 21, 2014.
  8. ^ "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 21, 2014.

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