Kent L. Cravens

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Kent L. Cravens is a Republican member of the New Mexico State Senate.[1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Cravens is also a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). He serves as the New Mexico State Chairman, as well as on the ALEC Board of Directors, as of July 2011.[2][3]

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  1. Kent L. Cravens, New Mexico Legislature, NMLegis.Gov, Accessed July 7, 2011.
  2. Board of Directors, American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC.org, Accessed July 7, 2011.
  3. State Chairmen, American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC.org, Accessed July 7, 2011.
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