NM-02: Yvette Herrell (R)

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Occupation: New Mexico State Representative

About Yvette:

Yvette has committed herself to the people of New Mexico and made the decision to run for Congress because of her passion for serving, her belief in the great state of New Mexico, and her desire to ensure New Mexico has a voice in Washington, D.C. that accurately represents the people and culture of the 2nd Congressional District. Since she has entered public life, Yvette has been a consistent champion of initiatives that limit the size and scope of government, enhance free markets, and define federalism. In Congress, Yvette intends to continue pursuing these same values on behalf of the 2nd Congressional District.

Currently serving in her fourth term in the New Mexico House of Representatives, Yvette was recently named the “Most Conservative Member” of the State House. She is a member of the Business & Industry Committee as well as the State, Local, and Indian Affairs Committee. Yvette has approached her service in the New Mexico House of Representatives with purpose and principle. During her tenure, she has distinguished herself as a proven leader; was named Female Legislator of the Year; and was recognized as Hero of the Year by the New Mexico Business Coalition.

Yvette co-founded both the Balanced Budget Amendment Task Force and the Article V Caucus. She currently sits on the National Board of the American Legislative Exchange Council where she serves as the Public Chair of the Federalism & International Relations Task Force.

A native New Mexican and entrepreneur, Yvette has had the privilege of owning and operating a variety of businesses and currently works in the real estate industry. These private sector experiences coupled with her work and active involvement in the State Legislature have provided her with an intimate understanding of the burdens placed on New Mexico’s families, businesses, job creators, and schools. These challenges have had a profound impact on the Land of Enchantment and have driven Yvette to represent the 2nd Congressional District in a way that will enable the state to grow, prosper, and secure its true potential.

Yvette, through her committed relationship with God, lives a faith-based life and is a member of Christ Community Church in Alamogordo. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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