State Senator Joseph Cervantes (D)

State Senator Joseph Cervantes (D)

Score

Lifetime Score:
84%
2020 Score:
100%
2019 Score:
95%
2018 Score:
90%
2017 Score:
100%
2016 Score:
86%
2015 Score:
77%
2013 - 2014 Score:
67%
2011 - 2012 Score:
83%
2010 Score:
70%
2009 Score:
90%
2008 Score:
75%
2007 Score:
73%
2006 Score:
86%
2005 Score:
50%

Representing

District #:
31
Counties:
Dona Ana 
Legislative Link:
View on nmlegis.gov »

Contact Information

Office Phone:
(505) 986-4861
Email address:
Joseph@cervanteslawnm.com
Address:
901 East University Aenue, Suite 965L
Las Cruces, NM 88001

Notes

2013: Senator Cervantes began serving in the State Senate as of Jan. 1, 2013. His lifetime score reflects his votes during his time in both the State House and State Senate.


Voting Record


  • = Pro Conservation Vote
  • = Anti Conservation Vote
  • A = Absent
  • E = Excused
  • R = Recused
  • W = Abstain

Topics:

  • Air Quality Air Quality
  • Effective Government Effective
    Government
  • Energy & Climate Change Energy &
    Climate Change
  • Environmental Justice Environmental
    Justice
  • Land Land
  • Water Water
  • Wildlife & Habitat Conservation Wildlife & Habitat
    Conservation

Priority Bill # Title Topics CVNM
Position
Conservation
Vote
Year
HJM 24 Precautionary Principles in State Government   more Support A 2005
SB 468 Acquire Land Near State Parks   more Support A 2005
HB 732 Low Income Energy Utility Fund Distribution   more Support A 2009
HJM 29 Consider Clean Energy Legislation   more Support A 2010
SB 480 Subdivision Water Permits   more Support A 2013
HB 23 Compliance Order Non-Compliance Penalties   more Support E 2006
HB 451 Greenfield Tax Increment Districts   more Support E 2008
HJR 12 Legislative Review of Regulatory Rules, CA   more Oppose E 2008
SB 500 Oil, Gas, and Vented Gas Royalties   more Support E 2019
HB 314 Uniform Environmental Covenants Act   more Oppose 2006
SB 693 State Engineer Permits for Subdivisions   more Support 2007
HB 276 SunCal Tax Increment Project Bonds   more Oppose 2008
HJM 8 Change Waste Allowed in WIPP Site   more Oppose 2008
HJM 29 Enact Federal Public Lands & Education Act   more Oppose 2008
HB 340 New Emission Standards to Take Effect in 2015   more Oppose 2009
HB 824 Solid Waste Permit Fees   more Oppose 2009
SB 249 Westland Tax Increment Project Bonds   more Oppose 2009
SB 249 (2) Westland Tax Increment Project Bonds   more Oppose 2009
HB 259 Private Action to Enforce Enviro Statutes   more Support 2010
HB 225 Water Quality Control Act Revisions   more Oppose 2011
HB 297 Blanket Plugging Financial Assurance Increase   more Oppose 2011
HM 46 Endangered Species Act Enforcement Study   more Oppose 2011
SB 163 Change Board & Commission Sunset Dates   more Oppose 2013
SB 273 Transportation Public-Private Partnerships   more Oppose 2013
SB 404/HB 292 Transfer of Public Land Act   more Oppose 2013
SB 283 Economic Development Utility Rates   more Oppose 2014
HB 87 Water Quality Control Commission Meetings   more Oppose 2015
HB 445 Reduce Renewable Portfolio Standards   more Oppose 2015
SB 421 Limit Local Gov't & Zoning Commissions   more Oppose 2015
SB 677 Private Right of Action   more Support 2015
HB 111 Crop Dusting Tanks as Above Ground Storage   more Oppose 2016
SB 169 First Right to Build Transmission Facilities   more Oppose 2017
SB 230 Crop Dusting Tanks as Above Ground Storage   more Oppose 2017
SB 364 Land Commissioner Review of Nat'l Monuments   more Oppose 2017
HB 98 Local Election Act   more Support 2018
SB 135 Oil & Gas Act Penalties & Protests   more Oppose 2018
SB 51 Renewable Energy Services - State Facilities   more Support 2019
SB 499 Climate Change Compliance Tax Credits   more Oppose 2019
HB 78 Game Commission Habitat Management and Fees   more Support 2005
HB 195 Create Strategic Water Reserve   more Support 2005
HB 805 Local Government Use of Impact Fees   more Oppose 2005
SB 644 Efficient Use of Energy Act   more Support 2005
HB 144 Oil and Gas Produced Water Tax Credits   more Oppose 2006
HB 462 Tax Increment for Development Act   more Support 2006
HJM 44 Commitment To Healthy Communities   more Support 2006
SB 269 Solar Market Development Income Tax Credit   more Support 2006
SB 395 Unlawful Trophy Animal Disposition Penalties   more Support 2006
HB 318 Power Plant Mercury Emission Controls   more Support 2007
HB 386 Oil and Gas Operation Emissions Standards   more Support 2007
HB 431 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting & Fee   more Support 2007
HB 433 Land, Wildlife & Clean Energy Act   more Support 2007
HB 827 Surface Owners Protection Act   more Support 2007
HB 859 Cesspool Elimination Assistance Act   more Support 2007
SB 220 Eliminate Coal Surtax   more Oppose 2007
SB 418 Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards   more Support 2007
SB 489 Require Biodiesel in Motor Vehicle Fuel   more Support 2007
SB 800 Campaign Reporting Requirements   more Support 2007
SB 845 Above Ground Storage Tank Definition   more Oppose 2007
HB 305 Utility Customer Load Management   more Support 2008
HJM 7 Study Coal Surtax   more Oppose 2008
SB 487 Abandoned Uranium Mine Reclamation Fees   more Oppose 2008
SJM 17 State Engineer Review of Water Exports   more Support 2008
SJM 40 Study Off-Road Motorized Vehicle Use   more Support 2008
HB 68 Non-Game Fish Capture or Killing   more Support 2009
HB 219 Free Market Energy Restoration Act   more Support 2009
HB 653 Environmental Board Greenhouse Gas Rules   more Support 2009
SB 379 Off-Highway Vehicle Registration   more Support 2009
SB 540 Require Development Lease Notice & Bidding   more Support 2009
HB 81 Petroleum Storage Tank Definition Changes   more Support 2010
HB 276 Air Quality Control Permit Denial   more Support 2010
SB 186 Natural Heritage Conservation Act   more Support 2010
SB 195/a Sunshine Portal Transparency Act   more Support 2010
SB 200 Public Building Energy Efficiency Standards   more Support 2010
HB 284/SB 431 Renewable Energy Facilities in Environmental Services Tax   more Support 2011
HB 543 Endangered Species Management Compacts   more Oppose 2011
HB 34 Rulemaking Requirements   more Support 2012
HB 35 Public Meeting Agendas 72 Hours Prior   more Support 2012
HB 74 Conservancy District Absentee Ballots   more Support 2012
HM 4 Opposition to Citizens United Ruling   more Support 2012
HB 40 Designation Of Benefit Corporations   more Support 2013
SB 194 No Agriculture as a Nuisance   more Oppose 2013
SB 315 City or County Comprehensive Plans   more Support 2013
SB 479 Adequate Subdivision Water Supplies   more Support 2013
SJM 26 Study Exporting Coal   more Oppose 2013
Flynn Confirmation of Ryan Flynn as Secretary of the Environment Department   more Oppose 2014
SB 89 Unit Fund for Certain Water Supply Needs   more Support 2014
HB 564 Right to Farm and Operations as a Nuisance   more Oppose 2015
SB 94 Industrial Hemp Farming Act   more Support 2015
SB 253 Prohibit & Define Coyote Killing Contest   more Support 2015
SB 391 Extend Solar Market Development Tax Credit   more Support 2015
SB 455/SB 542 NM Unit Reports to Legislature/NM Unit Fund & Stream Commission Actions   more Support 2015
SB 467 Change Interstate Stream Commission Members   more Support 2015
SB 13 Solar Market Development Tax Credit Changes   more Support 2016
SB 76 Lead in Sale of Recycled Metals Act   more Support 2016
SB 104 Renewable Energy Tax Credit Eligibility   more Support 2016
SB 248 Fund Grant County Water Supply from NM Unit   more Support 2016
SM 34 Eddy-Lea energy Alliance Storage Facility   more Oppose 2016
HB 144,
HB 154,
HB 280
Industrial Hemp Research Rules   more Support 2017
HJR 8 State Ethics Commission, CA   more Support 2017
SB 6 Industrial Hemp Research Rules   more Support 2017
SB 41 Extend Solar Market Tax Credit   more Support 2017
SB 70 Free State Park Passes for People Over 65   more Support 2017
SB 81 Wildlife Trafficking Act   more Support 2017
SB 107 State Agency Post-Contract Audits   more Support 2017
SB 157 Interstate Stream Commission Membership   more Support 2017
SB 215 Energy & Water Project Financing   more Support 2017
SB 226 Efficient Utility Water Use   more Support 2017
SB 227 State Facility Renewable Energy Use   more Support 2017
SB 248 Utility Acceptance of Gov't Renewable Energy   more Support 2017
SB 268 Prohibit Coyote Killing Contests   more Support 2017
SB 307 Oil & Gas Act Powers & Penalties   more Support 2017
SB 312 Renewable Energy Requirements for Utilities   more Support 2017
SB 340 Legislative Authorization for NM Unit   more Support 2017
SB 342 Community Solar Gardens Act   more Support 2017
SB 350 Agricultural Land Valuations   more Support 2017
SB 360 Investor-Owned Utility Procurement Process   more Support 2017
SB 375 Royalty Rates on State Trust Lands   more Support 2017
SB 432 Renewable Energy Tax Credit Changes   more Support 2017
SB 47 Energy Redevelopment Bonds   more Oppose 2018
SB 72 Southwest NM Water Projects   more Support 2018
SB 79 Solar Market Development Tax Credit   more Support 2018
SB 189 Assurance for Plugging Oil & Gas Wells   more Support 2018
SB 251 Uranium Site Workforce Training Study   more Support 2018
HB 28 Resource Sustainability and Security Act   more Support 2019
HB 210 Community Solar Act   more Support 2019
HB 289 Fund Investment in Renewable Energy   more Support 2019
HB 291 Efficient Use of Energy Act Changes   more Support 2019
HB 440 Solar Energy Improvement Assessments   more Support 2019
HB 521 PRC Application for Vehicle Electricity   more Support 2019
SB 76 Prohibit Coyote Killing Contests   more Support 2019
SB 186 Oil Conservation Division Powers & Duties   more Support 2019
SB 456 Electric Utility Resource Procurement   more Support 2019
SB 462 Create Outdoor Recreation Division   more Support 2019
SB 489 Energy Transition Act   more Support 2019
SB 518 New Solar Market Development Tax Credit   more Support 2019
HB 217 Electric Vehicle Income Tax Credit   more Support 2020
SB 29 Solar Market Development Income Tax Credit   more Support 2020
SB 33 Study Funding for Nongame Species Conservation   more Support 2020
SB 75 Wildlife Trafficking Act   more Support 2020
SB 95 Radioactive Waste Consultation Task Force   more Support 2020
SB 114 Community Energy Efficiency Development Grant   more Support 2020
SB 180 Fees for Used Oil Businesses   more Support 2020