State Rep. Jim Trujillo, D-Santa Fe is running for re-election.
Trujillo, 70, represents House District 45, which includes southwestern Santa Fe. He’s a vice chairman of the House Tax & Revenue Committee and chairs the House committee that oversees capital outlay projects. Trujillo also is a member of the House Business & Industry Committee.
Trujillo initially was appointed by the County Commission to fill the remainder of the term of former Rep. Patsy Trujillo, no relation, who resigned to take a position in the Bill Richardson administration. He was elected to the seat in 2004 and re-elected in 2006 and 2008.
At the time of his appointement, Trujillo worked for the state Human Services Department. He’s also owned and managed small businesses in the Santa Fe area.