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Michelle Lujan Grisham
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32nd Governor of New Mexico
Assumed office
January 1, 2019
Lieutenant Howie Morales
Preceded by Susana Martinez
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Mexico's 1st district
In office
January 3, 2013 – December 31, 2018
Preceded by Martin Heinrich
Succeeded by Deb Haaland
Secretary of Health of New Mexico
In office
August 2004 – June 2007
Governor Bill Richardson
Preceded by Patricia Montoya
Succeeded by Alfredo Vigil
Personal details
Born
Michelle Lynn Lujan

October 24, 1959 (1959-10-24) (age 60)
Los Alamos, New Mexico, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Gregory Grisham (deceased)
Children 2
Education University of New Mexico (BS, JD)

Michelle Lynn Lujan Grisham (/ˈlhɑːn ˈɡrɪʃəm/; born October 24, 1959) is an American lawyer and politician. She is a member of the Democratic Party. Lujan Grisham is the 32nd and current Governor of New Mexico since January 1, 2019.

She was the U.S. Representative for NM's 1st congressional district from 2013 to 2018.

Lujan Grisham has announced her candidacy for Governor of New Mexico in the 2018 election. She won the Democratic nomination on June 5, 2018. She defeated Republican Steve Pearce in the general election.

Her uncle is former Republican Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and former U.S. Representative Manuel Lujan, Jr..


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