United States Senate
United States Senators are tasked with
*Asterisk Notes an incumbent.
*Senator Martin Heinrich (D)
Senator Martin Heinrich began his career as a mechanical engineer at Kirkland Air Force Base, then AmeriCorps fellow, and from 1996 to 2001 he served as the Executive Director of the Cottonwood Gulch Foundation (a non profit, for educating youth on environmental preservation), in 2002 he founded his own Public Affairs consulting firm and in 2003 he served as a City Council for the city of Albuquerque. In 2008 Senator Heinrich became a representative for New Mexico's 1st Congressional District. Senator Heinrich served two terms as a Congressional Representative, and in 2013 began his tenure as a United States Senator, where he has served since. Senator Heinrich was born in Nevada, but raised in Missouri, where he attended college, and attained his Bachelor's Degree in mechanical engineering, he has attended, but not completed a degree at the University of New Mexico. Senator Heinrich has been a supporter of gun rights, to a degree with manageable regulation, pro-choice, and has supported the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Much of Senator Heinrich's career has been dedicated to the preservation of public lands, and the environment.
Mick Rich (R)
Mick Rich has never held public office before, but he has worked as a contractor in New Mexico for nearly 40 years, and in 1988 he opened his very own contracting company, that has been responsible for many structures all around New Mexico. Mick believes in a free market, small government, tighter borders, guns as an absolute right, hardworking taxpayers, and creating jobs in Carbon based energy. Mick Rich received a Degree from Oregon University.