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Roberto A. Mondragón (born July 27, 1940)[1] is an American politician, musician, and activist. He was the Green Party nominee for governor of New Mexico in 1994, receiving 10.4% of the vote (47,080 votes),[2] and coming third, behind winner Gary Johnson and incumbent Democratic candidate Bruce King. Prior to this, he served as lieutenant governor of New Mexico from 1971 to 1975 and from 1979 to 1983,[3] and as a state representative. He currently serves as special water projects coordinator for the New Mexico state engineer's office and the Interstate Stream Commission.[4] Mondragón later returned to the Democratic Party.[5]

Roberto Mondragón
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21st and 23rd Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico
In office
January 1, 1979 – January 1, 1983
GovernorBruce King
Preceded byRobert Ferguson
Succeeded byMike Runnels
In office
January 1, 1971 – January 1, 1975
GovernorBruce King
Preceded byElias Francis
Succeeded byRobert Ferguson
Personal details
Born (1940-07-27) July 27, 1940 (age 79)
Doña Ana County, New Mexico, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic (Before 1994; 1995–present)
Green (1994–1995)

Mondragón recorded two albums in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Que Cante Mondragón and Amigo.[6] One of his early recordings is "Mi Carrito Paseado", a humorous, Spanglish, homage to a less than reliable automobile.[7]

Mondragón is a partner in Aspectos Culturales, a non-profit, Santa Fe based firm dedicated to maintaining Hispanic Heritage.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Unterburger, A.L.; Gale Research Inc; Delgado, J.L. (1994). Who's who Among Hispanic Americans. Gale Research. ISBN 9780810385504. Retrieved 2015-07-07.
  2. ^ http://www206.pair.com/calgreen/elections/races.php?raceId=1424
  3. ^ State of New Mexico (July 2012). Kathryn A. Flynn (ed.). 2012 Centennial Blue Book (PDF). Diana J. Duran. Office of the New Mexico Secretary of State. pp. 218–219.
  4. ^ "指定条件の中古車(1ページ目)|中古車検索のカータウン". freenewmexican.com. Retrieved 2015-07-07.
  5. ^ "uexpress". uexpress.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-16. Retrieved 2015-07-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ Montaño, Mary (2001). Tradiciones Nuevomexicanas : Hispano Arts and Culture of New Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. p. 178. ISBN 0826321372.
  7. ^ http://www.folkways.si.edu/roberto-mondragon/mi-carrito-paseado/american-folk-gospel-latin/music/track/smithsonian
  8. ^ http://www.aspectosculturales.com/overview.html

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Political offices
Preceded by
Elias Francis
Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico
1971–1975
Succeeded by
Robert Ferguson
Preceded by
Robert Ferguson
Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico
1979–1983
Succeeded by
Mike Runnels