Published November 7, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE – Deb Haaland, a tribal citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna) was elected to Congress on Tuesday. She, along with Sharice Davids, are the only two Native women elected to Congress in the history of the United States.
Haaland beat her GOP challenger by 59.2 percent to 36.3 percent of the votes. Previously, Haaland served as the chair of the New Mexico Democratic party.