Tom Udall

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Tom Udall
Tom Udall official Senate portrait.jpg
United States Ambassador to New Zealand
Nominee
Assuming office
TBD
PresidentJoe Biden
SucceedingScott Brown
United States Ambassador to Samoa
Nominee
Assuming office
TBD
PresidentJoe Biden
SucceedingScott Brown
United States Senator
from New Mexico
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2021
Preceded byPete Domenici
Succeeded byBen Ray Luján
Vice Chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee
In office
January 3, 2017 – January 3, 2021
Preceded byJon Tester
Succeeded byLisa Murkowski
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Mexico's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2009
Preceded byWilliam T. Redmond
Succeeded byBen Ray Luján
28th Attorney General of New Mexico
In office
January 1, 1991 – January 1, 1999
GovernorBruce King
Gary Johnson
Preceded byHal Stratton
Succeeded byPatricia A. Madrid
Personal details
Born
Thomas Stewart Udall

(1948-05-18) May 18, 1948 (age 73)
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jill Cooper
Children1
EducationPrescott College (BA)
Downing College, Cambridge (LLB)
University of New Mexico (JD)
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Thomas Stewart "Tom" Udall (born May 18, 1948) is an American politician. He was the United States Senator from New Mexico from 2009 to 2021 and a member of the Democratic Party.[1] First elected to the Senate in 2008, he represented New Mexico's 3rd congressional district as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2009. He was the Attorney General of New Mexico from 1991 to 1999.

On March 25, 2019, Udall announced that he would not run for re-election in 2020.[2]

On July 16, 2021, President Joe Biden nominated Udall to serve as United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Archived copy". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on 2013-10-21. Retrieved 2014-07-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. https://www.rollcall.com/news/congress/sen-tom-udall-not-seeking-third-term-2020
  3. The White House (July 16, 2021). "President Biden Announces Seven Key Nominations". Press release. https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/07/16/president-biden-announces-seven-key-nominations-4/. Retrieved July 16, 2021.