Deb Haaland is the former New Mexico Democratic Party chair and a proud Pueblo woman. In 2005, Deb authored and led passage to SB 482 in the New Mexico Legislature, to allow members of New Mexico Indian tribes in-state tuition at higher education institutions – regardless of their residency. In 2012, she was the New Mexico Native American Vote Director for Organizing for America NM (OFA NM) and also served that year as Native American Caucus Chair for the Democratic Party of New Mexico . Deb is the first Native American woman to chair a state party. In her term as state party chair, Deb led New Mexico to be one of only two states in the country to flip its State House from red to blue.
Deb knows that the voices of voters are being drowned out by special interest money. In Congress, she will fight for New Mexico families interests and work hard to pass meaningful campaign finance reform and she is already leading by example by forgoing all corporate PAC money in campaign.
Candidate for California's 10th Congressional District