|31st Governor of New Mexico|
January 1, 2011 – January 1, 2019
|Preceded by||Bill Richardson|
|Succeeded by||Michelle Lujan Grisham|
|Born||July 14, 1959|
El Paso, Texas, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party (Before 1995)|
Republican Party (1995–present)
|Alma mater||University of Texas, El Paso|
University of Oklahoma
Susana Martinez (born July 14, 1959) is an American politician who served as the thirty-first Governor of New Mexico. She was 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.
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