Candidate Profile

Melanie Stansbury


Melanie Stansbury

You helped elect Melanie Stansbury in the Special Election in June 2021! Thank you! Let's elect her in the regular cycle in 2022!

Melanie Stansbury is the current U.S. House Rep for NM's 1st congressional District.

Previously, Melanie Stansbury was a state legislator in New Mexico for 28th House district. She was first elected in 2019 and re-elected in 2020. In the state legislature, she worked on several committees: Energy, Environment & Natural Resources (Vice Chair), Printing & Supplies, Taxation & Revenue, Science & Tech, Water & natural Resources, Indian Affairs, and Legislative Finance. She is a strong Democrat.

Melanie Stansbury was born and raised in New Mexico. She earned her Bachelors in Human Ecology and Natural Sciences from St. Mary's College in California and MS in Sociology from Cornell University.

We're counting on grassroots supporters like you to power Melanie Stansbury to victory.

As a policy maker and science professional, I have spent my career working to help build a more just, sustainable, and resilient future. This work is not just what I do, it is who I am.

- Melanie Stansbury

Elect Melanie Stansbury for NM-01.