Teresa (Teresa) Leger Fernandez (D-03)

US Representative Teresa Leger Fernandez

Teresa (Teresa) Leger Fernandez (D-03)
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Capitol: 202.225.6190
FAX: 202.225.1528
District: 505.428.4680
Room 1432 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-3103
1103 National Avenue
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Residence:Santa Fe, NM

Committee Assignments


Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernandez represents New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District. In Washington, she holds a leadership role with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus as Freshman Representative. Congresswoman Leger Fernandez serves as chair of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States for the 117th Congress. She has also been appointed to the House Committee on Education and Labor, the House Committee on Natural Resources, and the Committee on House Administration and Subcommittee & Elections. She is a 17th generation Northern New Mexican. Before coming to Congress, Leger Fernandez worked as an attorney and advocate, and won important legal battles to advance voting rights, promote tribal sovereignty, and protect our environment and acequia waters. She has helped secure nearly a billion dollars for, and then helped build, schools, rural health clinics, broadband, businesses, affordable housing and critical infrastructure for New Mexico. Leger Fernandez was also a Clinton and Obama presidential appointee and worked as a White House Fellow on housing issues and as Vice Chair of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2022
DOB: 7/1/1959
Counties Representing