Senator Martin HeinrichSenator Martin Heinrich

Key Information

  • State: New Mexico
  • Party: Democrat
  • Term: 2012-2019
  • Ally Since: 2012
  • Committees: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Chair of Subcommittee on Water and Power; Select Committee on Intelligence; Joint Economic Committee

Biography

Martin Heinrich is a senator from New Mexico. He was born in Fallon, Churchill County, Nevada on October 17, 1971. Senator Heinrich earned a Bachelors of Science from University of Missouri in 1995, and attended the University of New Mexico from 2001-2002. He was an engineer and a business owner. He was a member of the Albuquerque, New Mexico city council from 2003-2007 and then president of the city council from 2005-2006. Senator Heinrich was a trustee of New Mexico state natural resources in 2006.

He was elected to the House of Representatives as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2009-present); he was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019.

Foreign Policy Views

"I have no doubt that Senator Kerry will demonstrate strong leadership on the many foreign policy challenges facing our nation, including bringing our troops home from Afghanistan and increasing international pressure on Iran through sanctions and diplomacy."

Heinrich Statement on the Confirmation of Sen. John Kerry As Sec. of State – Jan 29, 2013

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