Rating Group: New Mexico Prosperity Project

2008 Positions on Economic Growth and Jobs

State Office Name Party Rating
NM State House-2 James Strickler R 100
NM State House-3 Paul Bandy R 33
NM State House-9 Patricia Lundstrom D 0
NM State House-14 Miguel Garcia D 0
NM State House-16 Moe Maestas D 0
NM State House-18 Gail Chasey D 0
NM State House-19 Sheryl Williams-Stapleton D 0
NM State House-27 Lorenzo Larrañaga R 33
NM State House-28 Jimmie Hall R 33
NM State House-31 William Rehm R 33
NM State House-39 Rodolpho Martinez D 0
NM State House-40 Nick Salazar D 0
NM State House-41 Debbie Rodella D 0
NM State House-42 Roberto Gonzales D 0
NM State House-44 Jane Powdrell-Culbert R 100
NM State House-45 Jim Trujillo D 0
NM State House-58 Candy Ezzell R 66
NM State Senate-1 William Sharer R 100
NM State Senate-2 Steven Neville R 100
NM State Senate-3 John Pinto D 0
NM State Senate-5 Richard Martinez D 50
NM State Senate-6 Carlos Cisneros D 33
NM State Senate-8 Pete Campos D 33
NM State Senate-11 Linda Lopez D 33
NM State Senate-12 Gerald Ortiz Pino D 0
NM State Senate-16 Cisco McSorley D 0
NM State Senate-17 Mimi Stewart D 0
NM State Senate-20 William Payne R 100
NM State Senate-24 Nancy Rodriguez D 33
NM State Senate-25 Peter Wirth D 0
NM State Senate-27 Stuart Ingle R 100
NM State Senate-28 Howie Morales D 0
NM State Senate-31 Joseph Cervantes D 0
NM State Senate-35 John Smith D 66
NM State Senate-36 Jeff Steinborn D 0
NM State Senate-38 Mary Papen D 66
NM State Senate-41 Carroll Leavell R 100
NM State Senate-42 Gay Kernan R 100
NM Mayor-At-Large Richard Berry 33
Rod Adair 66
Thomas Anderson 33
Janice Arnold-Jones 33
Vernon Asbill 100
Elias Barela 0
Andrew Barreras 0
Ray Begaye 33
Mark Boitano 100
Donald Bratton 100
Jose Campos II 0
Joseph Carraro 100
Ernest Chavez, Sr. 0
Nathan Cote 0
Kent Cravens 100
Anna Crook 100
Dianna Duran 100
Nora Espinoza 66
Dede Feldman 33
Daniel Foley 33
Justine Fox-Young 100
Mary Helen Garcia 0
Mary Jane Garcia 66
Thomas Garcia 0
Keith Gardner 66
Bill Gray 100
Phil Griego 0
John Grubesic 33
Joni Gutierrez 0
Dianne Hamilton 33
George Hanosh 0
Clinton Harden, Jr. 66
John Heaton 0
Dona Irwin 33
Timothy Jennings 100
Rhonda Sue King 0
Steve Komadina 100
Lynda Lovejoy 66
Antonio Lujan 0
Ben Lujan, Sr. 0
James Madalena, Jr. 0
Ken Martinez 0
Kathy McCoy 50
Rick Miera 0
Brian Moore 100
Cynthia Nava 0
Andy Nuñez 33
Al Park 0
John Pena 0
Danice Picraux 0
Lidio Rainaldi 0
Leonard Lee Rawson 100
Shannon Robinson 0
John Ryan 66
Henry Saavedra 0
Bernadette Sanchez 66
Michael Sanchez 33
Edward Sandoval 0
Daniel Silva 0
Helen Diane Snyder 100
Thomas Swisstack 0
James Taylor 33
Thomas Taylor 33
Don Tripp 33
Shirley Tyler 66
David Ulibarri 33
Luciano Varela 0
Gloria Vaughn 33
Richard Vigil 0
Jeannette Wallace 33
Walter Williams 33
Sue Wilson Beffort 100
Eric Youngberg 66
Teresa Zanetti 33

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