Susana Martinez

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Susana Martinez
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31st Governor of New Mexico
In office
January 1, 2011 – January 1, 2019
LieutenantJohn Sanchez
Preceded byBill Richardson
Succeeded byMichelle Lujan Grisham
Personal details
Born (1959-07-14) July 14, 1959 (age 63)
El Paso, Texas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic Party (Before 1995)
Republican Party (1995–present)
Spouse(s)Chuck Franco
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion
Alma materUniversity of Texas, El Paso
University of Oklahoma

Susana Martinez (born July 14, 1959[1]) 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.

Martinez is from El Paso, Texas.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Susana Martinez Biography". Archived from the original on 20 August 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2013.