New Mexico becomes the first state to elect all women of color to the House

by | Nov 14, 2020 | LATEST, POLITICS | 0 comments

NEW MEXICO BECOMES THE FIRST STATE TO ELECT ALL WOMEN OF COLOR TO THE HOUSE

Officially, New Mexico has become a pioneer of theย United States history, electing all women of color to the House. This historical moment involves representative Deb Haaland, Teresa Leger Fernandez and Yvette Herrell.ย 

Haaland is one of the first Native American women who was elected to Congress two years ago in 2018. She now won her bid for reelection against Garcia Holmes. 

Republican Yvette Herrell, who is a member of the Cherokee nation, got elected to the stateโ€™s 2nd Congressional District.

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