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Luján first served in elected office as a member of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, where he was also selected to serve as chairman. In 2008, Luján was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from New Mexico’s 3rd district, succeeding Tom Udall, who was elected to the U.S. Senate. While in the House, Luján has served in party leadership positions as the Chair of the DCCC from 2015 to 2019 and as the Assistant Speaker of the House from 2019 to 2021. He will be succeeding Tom Udall again, as Senator Udall retired. He is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, sitting on the Health Subcommittee, Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and the Communications and Technology Subcommittee.
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Herrell has made her career as a realtor and owning several small businesses. Herrell was first elected into office in 2010 to the New Mexico House of Representatives and re-elected three times. She sat on the Health, Government and Indian Affairs, Business and Industry, Business and Employment and State Government, Indian & Veterans Affairs Committees. Herrell also served as Chair of the Regulatory and Public Affairs Committee during the 2015 legislative session. In 2018, Herrell was the Republican nominee in New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District, ultimately falling short of Democrat Xochitl Torres Small. She will be part of the all-woman NM House delegation. … Learn More

Legar Fernandez is a practicing lawyer working on impact litigation, financing, tribal law, business development, leasing, policy development, civil rights, voting rights, and cultural preservation. Leger Fernandez served as a White House Fellow under the Clinton Administration and as Vice Chair of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation under the Obama Administration. This was Leger Fernandez’s first run for office… Learn More