Yvette Herrell

Born:March 16, 1964 (age 60)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2021-2023
New Mexico House of Representatives, 2011-2019
State:New Mexico
Education:ITT Technical Institute School of Business

Yvette Herrell served as the U.S. representative for New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District from 2021-2023, losing her re-election bid in 2022. Herrell was the first Republican Native woman elected to Congress and the first Cherokee woman.

Herrell was born in Ruidoso, New Mexico, and is a member of the Cherokee Nation. She earned a legal secretary diploma from ITT Technical Institute School of Business in Boise, Idaho. She has worked in the real estate industry since graduating.

Herrell served in the New Mexico House of Representatives from 2011-2019.

For information on Herrell's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.


Ballotpedia (n.d.). Yvette Herrell. Retrieved on Nov. 18, 2020, from https://ballotpedia.org/Yvette_Herrell.


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