Susana Martinez

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Susana Martinez
31st Governor of New Mexico
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Lieutenant John Sanchez
Preceded by Bill Richardson
Personal details
Born July 14, 1959 (1959-07-14) (age 55)
El Paso, Texas, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party (Before 1995)
Republican Party (1995–present)
Spouse(s) Chuck Franco
Children Carlo
Residence Governor's Mansion
Alma mater University of Texas, El Paso
University of Oklahoma
Religion Roman Catholicism
Signature
Website Official website

Susana Martinez (born July 14, 1959[1]) is an American politician and the thirty-first and current Governor of New Mexico. She is the first female governor of New Mexico and the first female Hispanic governor in the United States. Martinez was a Democrat before the mid 1990s, around which time she became a Republican.

Martinez is from El Paso, Texas.[1]

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