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Rep. Teresa Leger Fernandez

Representative for New Mexico’s 3rd District

pronounced TER-eh-sa // fer-NAN-dez

Leger Fernandez is the representative for New Mexico’s 3rd congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2021. Leger Fernandez is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Photo of Rep. Teresa Leger Fernandez [D-NM3]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Leger Fernandez is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Leger Fernandez has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to May 20, 2022. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Teresa Leger Fernandez sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Leger Fernandez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (38%) Energy (19%) Labor and Employment (19%) Native Americans (12%) Education (12%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Leger Fernandez recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Leger Fernandez voted Yea

Passed 361/69 on Mar 9, 2022.

Leger Fernandez voted Yea

Passed 364/60 on Dec 8, 2021.

Leger Fernandez voted Yea

Passed 379/51 on Oct 19, 2021.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to May 2022, Leger Fernandez missed 4 of 681 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: