State Representative District 16

I am running for re-election to continue the work that I have done for eight years to bring jobs and economic opportunities, better schools, and a safer community to Albuquerque’s growing Westside.

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I work hard every day to represent Albuquerque’s Westside

A place that desperately needs more opportunities – and I work hard to be an effective part of the House of Representatives’ Leadership for all New Mexicans.

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Rep. Antonio Maestas is passionate about education and has been a leader on a variety of issues in the past seven years. He has secured millions in capital outlay funding for Westside schools and has also sponsored legislation to ensure students have the option to take financial literacy and media literacy classes as electives in high school, helping them be better prepared when they graduate

Community Programs

Rep. Antonio Maestas is committed to the Westside community that he represents. He has worked to build relationships with Westside neighborhood associations, including the South West Area Neighbors (SWAN) Association and the West Side Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (WSCONA). He is proud to be a West Mesa High supporter and fan, and works hard to make sure the Westside is well represented in Santa Fe.

State Legislation

Rep. Antonio Maestas has sponsored hundreds of bills during his time in the State House. Among the bills he has successfully helped pass are the “Breaking Bad” bill on film tax incentives (HB 379 & HB 641, 2013 Session), medicinal marijuana (SB 523, 2007 Session), and securing an additional district and seat for the Westside on the APS School board. See the Issues section for information on addition bills and actions.

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