May 7, 2021 – The Democratic candidate to fill the vacant seat in the 1st Congressional District is Melanie Stansbury. She’s a state representative from Albuquerque‘s mid-heights. Prior to being elected in 2018, she worked as a U.S. Senate staffer for the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and in the Office of Management and Budget for President Obama. She sits down for an in-depth chat with NMiF.
Matt Grubs, NMiF Senior Producer
Melanie Stansbury, Democratic state representative