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New Mexico State Senate
Senado de Nuevo México
|New Mexico State Legislature|
New session started
|January 15, 2019|
Length of term
|Authority||Article IV, New Mexico Constitution|
|Salary||None + per diem|
|November 8, 2016|
| November 3, 2020 |
|State Senate Chamber|
New Mexico State Capitol
Santa Fe, New Mexico
|New Mexico State Legislature|
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The New Mexico Senate (Spanish : Senado de Nuevo México) is the upper house of the New Mexico State Legislature. The Senate consists of 42 members, with each senator representing an equal number of single-member constituent districts across the state. All senatorial districts are divided to contain a population on average of 43,300 state residents. Members of the Senate are elected to four-year terms without term limits.
The Senate convenes at the New Mexico State Capitol building in Santa Fe.
The current makeup of the Senate for the 2009–2012 and 2013–2016 sessions is:
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
|January 1, 2019||25||41||1|
|January 8, 2019||24||40||2|
|January 16, 2019||26||42||0|
|May 24, 2019||25||41||1|
|July 25, 2019||26||42||0|
|September 17, 2019||25||41||1|
|December 20, 2019||26||42||0|
|Latest voting share||61.9%||38.1%|
|President/Lieutenant Governor||Howie Morales|
|President pro tempore||Mary Kay Papen||38|
|Majority Leader||Peter Wirth||25|
|Majority Whip||Mimi Stewart||36|
|Minority Leader||Stuart Ingle||27|
|Minority Whip||William H. Payne||20|
|District||Representative||Party||Residence||First elected||Counties represented|
|1||William Sharer||Rep||Farmington||2000||San Juan (part)|
|2||Steven Neville||Rep||Aztec||2004||San Juan (part)|
|3||Shannon Pinto||Dem||Tohatchi||2019||McKinley (part), San Juan (part)|
|4||George Muñoz||Dem||Gallup||2008||Cibola (part), McKinley (part), San Juan (part)|
|5||Richard Martinez||Dem||Española||2000||Los Alamos (part), Rio Arriba (part), Sandoval (part), Santa Fe (part)|
|6||Roberto Gonzales||Dem||Taos||2019||Los Alamos (part), Rio Arriba (part), Santa Fe (part), Taos (part)|
|7||Pat Woods||Rep||Broadview||2012||Curry (part), Quay (part), Union|
|8||Pete Campos||Dem||Las Vegas||1991||Colfax, Guadalupe, Harding, Mora, Quay (part), San Miguel (part), Taos (part)|
|9||John Sapien||Dem||Corrales||2008||Bernalillo (part), Sandoval (part)|
|10||Candace Gould||Rep||Albuquerque||2017||Bernalillo (part), Sandoval (part)|
|11||Linda M. Lopez||Dem||Albuquerque||1996||Bernalillo (part)|
|12||Jerry Ortiz y Pino||Dem||Albuquerque||2004||Bernalillo (part)|
|13||Bill O'Neill||Dem||Albuquerque||2012||Bernalillo (part)|
|14||Michael Padilla||Dem||Albuquerque||2012||Bernalillo (part)|
|15||Daniel Ivey-Soto||Dem||Albuquerque||2012||Bernalillo (part)|
|16||Antoinette Sedillo Lopez||Dem||Albuquerque||2019||Bernalillo (part)|
|17||Mimi Stewart||Dem||Albuquerque||2015||Bernalillo (part)|
|18||Bill Tallman||Dem||Albuquerque||2017||Bernalillo (part)|
|19||James White||Rep||Albuquerque||2017||Bernalillo (part), Sandoval (part), Santa Fe (part), Torrance (part)|
|20||William Payne||Rep||Albuquerque||1996||Bernalillo (part)|
|21||Mark Moores||Rep||Albuquerque||2012||Bernalillo (part)|
|22||Benny Shendo||Dem||Jemez Pueblo||2012||Bernalillo (part), McKinley (part), Rio Arriba (part), San Juan (part), Sandoval (part)|
|23||Sander Rue||Rep||Albuquerque||2008||Bernalillo (part)|
|24||Nancy Rodriguez||Dem||Santa Fe||1996||Santa Fe (part)|
|25||Peter Wirth||Dem||Santa Fe||2004||Santa Fe (part)|
|26||Jacob Candelaria||Dem||Albuquerque||2012||Bernalillo (part)|
|27||Stuart Ingle||Rep||Portales||1984||Chaves (part), Curry (part), De Baca, Lea (part), Roosevelt|
|28||Siah Correa Hemphill||Dem||Silver City||2020||Catron, Grant, Socorro (part)|
|29||Gregory A. Baca||Rep||Belen||2017||Bernalillo (part), Valencia (part)|
|30||Clemente Sanchez||Dem||Grants||2012||Cibola (part), McKinley (part), Socorro (part), Valencia (part)|
|31||Joe Cervantes||Dem||Las Cruces||2012||Doña Ana (part)|
|32||Cliff Pirtle||Rep||Roswell||2012||Chaves (part), Eddy (part), Lincoln (part)|
|33||William Burt||Rep||Alamogordo||2010||Chaves (part), Lincoln (part), Otero (part)|
|34||Ron Griggs||Rep||Alamogordo||2012||Eddy (part), Otero (part)|
|35||John Arthur Smith||Dem||Deming||1989||Doña Ana (part), Hidalgo, Luna, Sierra|
|36||Jeff Steinborn||Dem||Las Cruces||2016||Doña Ana (part)|
|37||William Soules||Dem||Las Cruces||2012||Doña Ana (part), Sierra (part)|
|38||Mary Kay Papen||Dem||Las Cruces||2000||Doña Ana (part)|
|39||Liz Stefanics||Dem||Cerrillos||2017||Bernalillo (part), Lincoln (part), Santa Fe (part), San Miguel (part), Torrance (part), Valencia (part)|
|40||Craig Brandt||Rep||Rio Rancho||2012||Sandoval (part)|
|41||Gregg Fulfer||Rep||Jal||2018||Eddy (part), Lea (part)|
|42||Gay Kernan||Rep||Hobbs||2001||Chaves (part), Eddy (part), Lea (part)|
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