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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Association of Commerce and Industry of New Mexico

2010 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
NM State House 2 James Strickler Republican 100%
NM State House 3 Paul Bandy Republican 100%
NM State House 6 Eliseo Alcon Democratic 40%
NM State House 9 Patricia Lundstrom Democratic 33%
NM State House 14 Miguel Garcia Democratic 25%
NM State House 16 Moe Maestas Democratic 40%
NM State House 18 Gail Chasey Democratic 40%
NM State House 19 Sheryl Williams-Stapleton Democratic 40%
NM State House 27 Lorenzo Larrañaga Republican 100%
NM State House 28 Jimmie Hall Republican 100%
NM State House 31 William Rehm Republican 90%
NM State House 32 Dona Irwin Democratic 100%
NM State House 35 Jeff Steinborn Democratic 60%
NM State House 36 Andrew Nuñez Republican 90%
NM State House 38 Dianne Hamilton Republican 100%
NM State House 40 Nick Salazar Democratic 50%
NM State House 41 Debbie Rodella Democratic 60%
NM State House 42 Roberto Gonzales Democratic 40%
NM State House 44 Jane Powdrell-Culbert Republican 100%
NM State House 45 Jim Trujillo Democratic 50%
NM State House 47 Brian Egolf, Jr. Democratic 40%
NM State House 48 Luciano Varela Democratic 40%
NM State House 49 Don Tripp Republican 100%
NM State House 56 Zach Cook Republican 100%
NM State House 58 Candy Ezzell Republican 100%
NM State House 59 Nora Espinoza Republican 100%
NM State House 65 James Madalena, Jr. Democratic 33%
NM State House 67 Dennis Roch Republican 100%
NM State House 69 Ken Martinez Democratic 33%
NM State Senate 1 William Sharer Republican 86%
NM State Senate 2 Steven Neville Republican 83%
NM State Senate 3 John Pinto Democratic 71%
NM State Senate 4 George Munoz Democratic 67%
NM State Senate 5 Richard Martinez Democratic 80%
NM State Senate 6 Carlos Cisneros Democratic 67%
NM State Senate 8 Pete Campos Democratic 71%
NM State Senate 9 John Sapien Democratic 71%
NM State Senate 10 John Ryan Republican 86%
NM State Senate 11 Linda Lopez Democratic 67%
NM State Senate 12 Gerald Ortiz Pino Democratic 50%
NM State Senate 13 William O'Neill Democratic 50%
NM State Senate 16 Cisco McSorley Democratic 67%
NM State Senate 17 Mimi Stewart Democratic 40%
NM State Senate 19 Sue Wilson Beffort Republican 86%
NM State Senate 20 William Payne Republican 83%
NM State Senate 23 Sander Rue Republican 86%
NM State Senate 24 Nancy Rodriguez Democratic 71%
NM State Senate 25 Peter Wirth Democratic 71%
NM State Senate 27 Stuart Ingle Republican 83%
NM State Senate 28 Howie Morales Democratic 67%
NM State Senate 29 Michael Sanchez Democratic 57%
NM State Senate 31 Joseph Cervantes Democratic 80%
NM State Senate 35 John Smith Democratic 67%
NM State Senate 38 Mary Papen Democratic 67%
NM State Senate 41 Carroll Leavell Republican 86%
NM State Senate 42 Gay Kernan Republican 86%
NM Secretary of State Dianna Duran Republican 83%
NM Auditor Tim Keller Democratic 60%
NM Education Commissioner Eleanor Chavez Democratic 40%
NM Treasurer Tim Eichenberg Democratic 67%
NM Public Regulation Commission Lynda Lovejoy Democratic 60%
Rod Adair 86%
Thomas Anderson 100%
Janice Arnold-Jones 100%
Vernon Asbill 86%
Elias Barela 56%
Andrew Barreras 67%
Ray Begaye 50%
Mark Boitano 75%
Donald Bratton 100%
Jose Campos II 50%
Ernest Chavez, Sr. 38%
Nathan Cote 40%
Kent Cravens 86%
Anna Crook 100%
Dede Feldman 40%
Stephen Fischmann 60%
Mary Helen Garcia 70%
Mary Jane Garcia 67%
Thomas Garcia 60%
Keith Gardner 100%
Karen Giannini 44%
Bill Gray 100%
Eric Griego 40%
Phil Griego 67%
Joni Gutierrez 40%
Clinton Harden, Jr. 86%
John Heaton 90%
Sandra Jeff 88%
Timothy Jennings 86%
Rhonda Sue King 80%
Dennis Kintigh 100%
Antonio Lujan 40%
Ben Lujan, Sr. 40%
Rodolpho Martinez 50%
Kathy McCoy 100%
Rick Miera 40%
Cynthia Nava 67%
Al Park 70%
Danice Picraux 44%
Benjamin Rodefer 43%
Henry Saavedra 50%
Bernadette Sanchez 71%
Edward Sandoval 40%
Thomas Taylor 100%
Jack Thomas 50%
Shirley Tyler 100%
David Ulibarri 86%
Gloria Vaughn 100%
Richard Vigil 40%
Jeannette Wallace 100%
James White 100%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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