Steve Pearce

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Steve Pearce
U.S. Representative from New Mexico's 2nd District
From: January 3, 2003 - January 3, 2009; January 3, 2011 -
Predecessor Joe Skeen
Successor Harry Teague
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Cynthia Pearce
Religion Baptist

Stevan Edward "Steve" Pearce (born August 24, 1947 in Lamesa in Dawson County, Texas) is the Republican U.S. Representative from New Mexico's 2nd congressional district.

Pearce was first elected to the House in 2002, however retired in 2008 after an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate. In 2010, Pearce was elected to his former seat, defeating incumbent Democrat Harry Teague. Pearce served on the House Homeland Security Committee and chaired the National Parks Subcommittee.