NM-01: Deb Haaland (D)

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About Debra: 

I believe New Mexico can be a place of strong, safe communities where our kids can be happy growing up, and can build a life here when they are grown.

I have a track record of standing up to Donald Trump, and I will continue to hold him and Republicans accountable. We must double down on our commitment to clean energy in New Mexico, which will create good paying jobs by harnessing the power of our natural resources. When a hardworking New Mexican wants to start or expand a small business, I want to make sure they have that opportunity. And, it’s time we make smart investments in education and find real solutions that pull our kids and all New Mexicans out of poverty.

Both of my parents served in the military, and I believe we have a duty to take care of veterans. I’ve spent my life standing up for my community, and I’ll do the same for us in Congress.

The biographical information above was sourced from the campaign website; see link above for more information.

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Stansbury Wins Special Election for Haaland's House Seat
Congress
Stansbury Wins Special Election for Haaland's House Seat
June 2, 2021
by Dan McCue

Democrat Melanie Stansbury claimed a decisive victory Tuesday night in a contested special election for Congress in New Mexico, easing fears in some corners of her party that a close result could have been a sign of disaster to come in next year's midterm elections. As... Read More

In New Mexico, Yet Another Special Election Seen As Proxy for 2022
Political News
In New Mexico, Yet Another Special Election Seen As Proxy for 2022
May 30, 2021
by Dan McCue

Voters in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District will go to the polls on Tuesday to choose a replacement for Deb Haaland, the former Democratic representative for the district who left Congress to become President Joe Biden’s secretary of the Interior. And like other special elections this... Read More

Groups Call for Reintroduction of Jaguars in US Southwest
Environment
Groups Call for Reintroduction of Jaguars in US Southwest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmental groups and scientists with two universities want U.S. wildlife managers to consider reintroducing jaguars to the American Southwest. In a recently published paper, they say habitat destruction, highways and existing segments of the border wall mean that natural reestablishment of the... Read More

FEC Issues Guidance On Upcoming Special Elections in New Mexico, Ohio
Elections
FEC Issues Guidance On Upcoming Special Elections in New Mexico, Ohio
March 31, 2021
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Federal Election Commission on Wednesday announced the filing schedules for upcoming special elections to fill the seats of former Reps. Debra Haaland and Marcia Fudge, both of whom have taken positions in the Biden administration. Prior to becoming the nation’s new Interior secretary,... Read More

NM Lawmakers Move Bill to Outlaw Traps, Poisons on Public Land
In The States
NM Lawmakers Move Bill to Outlaw Traps, Poisons on Public Land
March 22, 2021
by TWN Staff

SANTA FE, N.M.— The New Mexico House of Representatives has approved the Wildlife Conservation and Public Safety Act which would prohibit traps, snares and poisons on public lands. The vote was 35-34. The measure, Senate Bill 32, passed the New Mexico Senate by a vote of 23-16... Read More

NM-03: Teresa Leger Fernandez (D)
House Watch
NM-03: Teresa Leger Fernandez (D)
November 2, 2020
by TWN Staff

About Leger Fernandez: After receiving her B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from Stanford, Leger Fernandez returned home to New Mexico. She has promised to honor voters with deep respect and will use her experience and vision to accomplish ambitious goals and create a strong, sustainable... Read More

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