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  Pearce, Steve
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2011-01-02  
 
NameSteve Pearce
Address2009 N. McKinley
Hobbs, New Mexico 88240, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born August 24, 1947
Died Still Living (66 years)
ContributorDFWDem
Last ModifiedPaul
Feb 05, 2013 12:47pm
Tags Caucasian - Conservative - Married - Baptist -
InfoFormer State Representative Steve Pearce was elected to the New Mexico House of Representatives in 1996 and re-elected in 1998. Steve served as Republican Caucus Chairman, charged with shepherding the Republican agenda through the Democrat controlled House. Representative Pearce was selected as ?Outstanding Legislator? by the New Mexico Technology Showcase for his work in economic development using technology.

Steve served as vice chairman for the Republican Party in the 2nd congressional district.

Steve's family moved to Hobbs when he was two years old, where Steve and his wife Cynthia raised their family. Together they own and operate Lea Fishing Tools, an oilfield services firm. They grew that firm 10-fold in 10-years, increasing employment from four to over 40. Steve and Cynthia were honored by the Association of Commerce and Industry with the VIVA Award for outstanding business in New Mexico.

Steve was a pilot in the Air Force, serving in the Philippines, flying missions into Vietnam. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal. Returning to the US, he was assigned to the Strategic Air Command at Blytheville Air Force Base, Arkansas. He separated honorably with the rank of Captain.

Steve attended New Mexico public schools, graduating from New Mexico State University with a BBA degree in economics and from Eastern New Mexico University with an MBA. Steve was elected Student Body President at NMSU.

Steve is very involved with his community and his church and is a life-long participant and supporter of 4-H



JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
06/18/2008-06/18/2008 Rasmussen Reports 44.00% ( 0.0) 49.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 23, 2014 08:40am News GOP congressman’s book: ‘The wife is to voluntarily submit’ to her husband  Article IndyGeorgia 
Oct 24, 2012 06:00pm News GOP Congressman Pearce says he supports illegal voter suppression tactics  Article COSDem 
Jun 26, 2009 06:00pm News New Mexico's Pearce Puts Off '10 Decision Until Late July  Article COSDem 

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RACES
  11/04/2014 NM - District 02 ???
  11/06/2012 NM - District 02 Won 59.06% (+18.19%)
  06/05/2012 NM District 02- R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 NM - District 02 Won 55.40% (+10.81%)
  06/01/2010 NM District 2 - R Primary Won 84.81% (+69.63%)
  11/04/2008 NM US Senate Lost 38.67% (-22.66%)
  06/03/2008 NM US Senate - R Primary Won 51.29% (+2.58%)
  03/15/2008 NM US Senate - R Convention Won 54.50% (+9.01%)
  11/14/2006 US House Republican Conference Vice Chair Lost 33.69% (-32.62%)
  11/07/2006 NM - District 02 Won 59.44% (+18.96%)
  06/06/2006 NM - District 02 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 NM District 2 Won 60.20% (+20.39%)
  06/01/2004 NM - District 02 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 NM District 2 Won 56.23% (+12.51%)
  06/04/2002 NM District 02 - R Primary Won 35.09% (+7.84%)
  06/06/2000 NM US Senate- R Primary Lost 21.56% (-38.84%)
  11/03/1998 NM State House 62 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US House Speaker - Jan 03, 2013 R Eric Cantor
FEC COMMITTEES
C00463836 People for Pearce $ 598927.06