Ben Ray Luján

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Ben Ray Luján
Assistant Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
LeaderNancy Pelosi
Preceded byJim Clyburn (Assistant Democratic Leader)
Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
In office
January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2019
LeaderNancy Pelosi
Preceded bySteve Israel
Succeeded byCheri Bustos
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Mexico's 3rd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2009
Preceded byTom Udall
Member of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
from the 3rd district
In office
January 2005 – January 2009
Preceded byJerome Block (I)[1]
Succeeded byJerome Block (II)
Personal details
Born (1972-06-07) June 7, 1972 (age 48)
Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
RelativesBen Luján (father)
Michelle Lujan Grisham (cousin)
EducationUniversity of New Mexico
New Mexico Highlands University (BBA)
WebsiteHouse website

Ben Ray Luján (/ˈlhɑːn/;[2] born June 7, 1972) is an American politician. He is the U.S. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district since 2009. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

On April 1, 2019, he announced his plans to run for the United States Senate to replace the retiring Tom Udall in 2020.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Our Campaigns - NM Public Regulation Commissioner 03 Race - Nov 02, 2004".
  2. As pronounced by himself in "Acequia". Archived February 13, 2017, at the Wayback Machine
  3. Arkin, James. "Luján announces Senate run in New Mexico". POLITICO.

Other websites[change | change source]