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Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.)

  • District: 2nd District, South -- Las Cruces, Roswell, Little Texas
  • Residence: Hobbs
  • Born: August 24, 1947; Lamesa, Texas
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Cynthia Pearce; one child
  • Education: New Mexico State U., B.B.A. 1970 (economics); Eastern New Mexico U., M.B.A. 1991
  • Military Service: Air Force 1970-76
  • Political Highlights: Sought Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, 2000; N.M. House, 1997-00; U.S. House, 2003-09; Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, 2008; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (5th term); Did not serve 2009-11
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Monetary Policy & Trade)
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State Information: 2nd District, South -- Las Cruces, Roswell, Little Texas

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (NM-02 representative) Steve Pearce (R) 133,180 59.1%
Evelyn Erhard (D) 92,162 40.9%
Jack McGrann (I) 173 0.1%
2010 general (NM-02 representative) Steve Pearce (R) 94,053 55.4%
Harry Teague (D) 75,708 44.6%
2008 general (U.S. senator) Tom Udall (D) 505,128 61.3%
Steve Pearce (R) 318,522 38.7%
2006 general (NM-02 representative) Steve Pearce (R) 92,620 59.4%
Albert Kissling (D) 63,119 40.5%
write-in (Write-In) 135 0.1%
2004 general (NM-02 representative) Steve Pearce (R) 130,498 60.2%
Gary King (D) 86,292 39.8%
2002 general (NM-02 representative) Steve Pearce (R) 79,631 56.2%
John Smith (D) 61,916 43.7%
George Dewey (GREEN) 43 0%
Padraig Lynch (R) 39 0%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 45% Mitt Romney: 52%
2008 Barack Obama: 48% John McCain: 50%

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