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New Mexico Legislature

NameThe State Legislature
of New Mexico
Coa Res200
Session RoomNew_Mexico_State_Capitol_east_entrance.jpg
House TypeBicameral
House of Representatives
Leader1 TypePresident Pro Tem of the Senate
Leader1Timothy Jennings
Leader2 TypeSpeaker of the House
Leader2Ben Luján
Last Election1November 4, 2008
Political Groups1Democratic Party
Republican Party
Independent Party
Meeting PlaceState Capitol, Santa Fe

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The New Mexico Legislature is the legislative branch of the state government of New Mexico. It is a bicameral body made up of the New Mexico House of Representatives and the New Mexico Senate.

The legislature consists of 70 representatives and 42 senators. Each member of the House represents roughly 25,980 residents of New Mexico. Each member of the Senate represents roughly 43,300 residents.

The Democratic Party holds a majority in both the House and Senate. The Republican Party holds the Governor's office.

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