|Member of the New Mexico Senate|
from the 37th district
Assumed office |
January 15, 2013
|Preceded by||Stephen Fischmann|
December 6, 1955|
Las Cruces, New Mexico
|Residence||Las Cruces, New Mexico|
|Alma mater||New Mexico State University|
William P. Soules (born December 6, 1955 in Las Cruces, New Mexico) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate representing District 37 since January 15, 2013. He is vice-chair of the Senate Education Committee.
- 2012 – When District 37 Democratic Senator Stephen Fischmann left the legislature and left the seat open, Soules was unopposed for the June 5, 2012, Democratic primary, winning with 1,382 votes and won the November 6, 2012, general election with 9,330 votes (52.2%) against Republican nominee Cathey Jo Alberson.
- 2016 – On March 26, Soules announced he would run for a second term. In his announcement, Soules said he would continue to focus on education and healthcare.
- "Senator William P. Soules (D)". Santa Fe, New Mexico: New Mexico Legislature. Retrieved February 20, 2014.
- "William Soules' Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved February 20, 2014.
- "Canvass of Returns of Primary Election Held on June 5, 2012 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 2. Retrieved February 20, 2014.
- "Canvass of Returns of General Election Held on November 6, 2012 – State of New Mexico" (PDF). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Secretary of State of New Mexico. p. 4. Retrieved February 20, 2014.
- "Soules to seek re-election to NM Senate". Las Cruces Sun-News. Retrieved 2016-03-03.
- Official page at the New Mexico Legislature
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- William P. Soules at Ballotpedia
- William P. Soules at the National Institute on Money in State Politics