New Mexico House of Representatives

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New Mexico House of Representatives

Cámara de representantes de Nuevo México
New Mexico State Legislature
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Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
January 15, 2019
Leadership
Speaker
Brian Egolf (D)
since January 17, 2017
Leader of the House
Sheryl Williams Stapleton (D)
since January 17, 2017
Minority Leader
James G. Townsend (R)
since January 15, 2019
Structure
Seats70
New Mexico House of Representatives partisanship 2019.svg
Political groups
Majority
  •   Democratic (46)

Minority

Length of term
2 years
AuthorityArticle IV, New Mexico Constitution
SalaryNone + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2018
(70 seats)
Next election
November 3, 2020
(70 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Control
Meeting place
House of Representatives Chamber
New Mexico State Capitol
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Website
www.nmlegis.gov
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The New Mexico House of Representatives (Spanish : Cámara de representantes de Nuevo México) is the lower house of the New Mexico State Legislature.

Contents

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

The most recent elections were held on November 3, 2020.

Composition

Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Democratic Ind Republican Vacant
End 201042028700
Begin 201137033700
End 2012361
2013-201437033700
2015-201633037700
2017-201838032700
Begin 201946024700
Latest voting share

Leadership

PositionRepresentative [1] PartyDistrict
Speaker of the House Brian Egolf Dem47
Majority Leader Sheryl Williams Stapleton Dem19
Majority Whip Doreen Gallegos Dem52
Minority Leader James G. Townsend Rep54
Minority Whip Rod Montoya Rep1

Current members

DistrictRepresentative [2] PartyResidenceFirst elected
1 Rod Montoya Rep Farmington 2014
2 James Strickler RepFarmington2006
3 Paul Bandy Rep Aztec 2006
4 Anthony Allison Dem Shiprock 2018
5 Doreen Wonda Johnson Dem Church Rock 2014
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 G. Andrés Romero Dem Albuquerque 2014
11 Javier Martínez DemAlbuquerque2014
12 Art De La Cruz DemAlbuquerque2020 (appointed)
13 Patricia Roybal Caballero DemAlbuquerque2004
14 Miguel Garcia DemAlbuquerque1996
15 Dayan Hochman-Vigil DemAlbuquerque2018
16 Moe Maestas DemAlbuquerque2006
17 Deborah A. Armstrong DemAlbuquerque2015
18 Gail Chasey DemAlbuquerque1996
19 Sheryl Williams Stapleton DemAlbuquerque1994
20 Abbas Akhil DemAlbuquerque2018
21 Debra M. Sariñana DemAlbuquerque2016
22 Gregg Schmedes [3] Rep Tijeras 2010
23 Daymon Ely Dem Corrales 2016
24 Elizabeth Thomson DemAlbuquerque2016 (2013–2015)
25 Christine Trujillo DemAlbuquerque2012
26 Georgene Louis DemAlbuquerque2012
27 Marian Matthews DemAlbuquerque2019 (appointed)
28 Melanie Stansbury DemAlbuquerque2018
29 Joy Garratt DemAlbuquerque2018
30 Natalie Figueroa DemAlbuquerque2018
31 Bill Rehm RepAlbuquerque2006
32 Candie Sweetser Dem Deming 2016
33 Micaela Lara Cadena Dem Mesilla 2018
34 Raymundo Lara Dem La Mesa 2018
35 Angelica Rubio Dem Las Cruces 2016
36 Nathan Small DemLas Cruces2016
37 Joanne Ferrary DemLas Cruces2016
38 Rebecca Dow Rep Truth or Consequences 2016
39 Rodolpho Martinez Dem Bayard 2016 (2007–2015)
40 Joseph L. Sanchez Dem Española 2018
41 Susan K. Herrera Dem Española 2018
42 Daniel R. Barrone Dem Taos 2019 (appointed)
43 Christine Chandler Dem Los Alamos 2018
44 Jane Powdrell-Culbert Rep Corrales 2002
45 Linda Serrato Dem Santa Fe 2020 (appointed)
46 Andrea Romero Dem Pojoaque 2018
47 Brian Egolf DemSanta Fe2008
48 Tara Lujan DemSanta Fe2020 (appointed)
49 Gail Armstrong Rep Magdalena 2017 (appointed)
50 Matthew McQueen Dem Eldorado 2014
51 Rachel Black Rep Alamogordo 2018
52 Doreen Gallegos DemLas Cruces2012
53 Willie D. Madrid Dem Chaparral 2018
54 James G. Townsend Rep Artesia 2014
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 Greg Nibert RepRoswell2016
60 Tim Lewis Rep Rio Rancho 2010
61 David Gallegos Rep Lovington 2012
62 Larry R. Scott Rep Hobbs 2014
63 Martin R. Zamora Rep Santa Rosa 2018
64 Randal Crowder Rep Clovis 2014
65 Derrick Lente Dem Sandia Pueblo 2016
66 Phelps Anderson RepRoswell2018
67 Jack Chatfield Rep Tucumcari 2018
68 Karen C. Bash DemAlbuquerque2018
69 Harry Garcia Dem Grants 2016
70 Tomás Salazar Dem Ribera 2012

Past composition of the House of Representatives

(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
2001–200242280
2003–200443270
2005–200642280
2007–200842280
2009–201045250
2011–201236331
2013–201438320
2014–201537330
2015–201633370
2017–201838320
2019–202146240

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References

  1. "Leadership". New Mexico Legislature. Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  2. "Districts". New Mexico Legislature. Retrieved September 21, 2015.
  3. "Governor appoints Gregg Schmedes to fill HD22 vacancy". Albuquerque Journal . Retrieved September 5, 2018.

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