Jeff Bingaman
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Jeff Bingaman

Democrat

American politician

Silver City, New Mexico
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Jeff Bingaman

American politician
Summary
Experience
Funding
77
Years of Age
33
Years of Experience
NMResidence (state)

Jesse Francis "Jeff" Bingaman Jr. (born October 3, 1943) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from New Mexico from 1983 to 2013, for 5 terms. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as Chairman of Committee Outreach for the Senate Democratic Caucus. Previously, Bingaman was Attorney General of New Mexico from 1979 to 1983. On February 18, 2011, he announced that he would not seek reelection in 2012. He was succeeded by Democratic US Representative Martin Heinrich. During his time in the Senate, Bingaman served as the long time chair of the Senate Energy Committee. After he left the Senate, he returned to his alma mater, Stanford Law School, as a fellow of their Steyer–Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 4)  
Harvard University
Harvard College
1965
Stanford Law School
1968
primary school

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 8)  
Senator
United States Senate
1982 - 2012
Attorney General
New Mexico
1979 - 1982
Deputy Democratic Whip
United States Senate
Member
New Mexico State Constitutional Convention, Democratic Deputy Counsel
Attorney General
New Mexico
1978 - 1982
Attorney
Private Law Practice
1970 - 1978
United States Army Reserve
1968 - 1974
Assistant Attorney General
New Mexico
1969

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 11)  
Chair
Alliance to Save Energy
Chair
Senate Democratic Task Force on Social Security
Co-Chair
Congressional Competitiveness Caucus
Co-Chair
Senate-House Steering Committee on Retirement Security
Member
Senate Tourism Caucus
Member
Congressional Fire Services Caucus
Member
Democratic Steering and Coordination Committee
Member
Senate Rural Health Caucus
Member
Democratic Technology and Communications Committee
Trustee
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Vice Chair
Outreach

Campaign Funding

2018
2016
20
18
$0
Total Raised
$16,338
Total Spent
$0
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics