Peter Wirth (politician)

This article is about the New Mexico politician. For German Catholic religious brother, see James Wirth.
Peter Wirth
Member of the New Mexico Senate
from the 25th district
Assumed office
Member of the New Mexico House of Representatives
from the 47th district
In office
Personal details
Born (1961-12-03) December 3, 1961
Stanford, California, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Carol Romero-Wirth
Children two
Residence Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.
Alma mater Stanford University
University of New Mexico
Occupation Attorney

Peter Wirth (born December 3, 1961 in Stanford, California)[1] is a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate, first elected in 2009. He previously served in the New Mexico House of Representatives from 2005 to 2009.

Wirth graduated from Stanford University in 1984 with a B.A. degree in economics and Spanish. He earned his J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1990.

Wirth has repeatedly introduced a bill to lower the corporate tax rate but raise revenue by closing loopholes.[2]


  1. "Peter Wirth". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  2. Abott, Wren (November 9, 2011). "Tilting at Walmart". Santa Fe Reporter. Retrieved November 13, 2013.
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