Michelle Garcia Holmes was born and raised in Albuquerque, where she served as a police officer for 20 years, retiring at the rank of detective. She held positions in the Violent Crimes Division, Crimes Against Children Unit, and Sexual Assault Unit, among others. She went on to become chief of staff to Attorney General Gary King. During her time in that office she worked on the creation of the first Government Corruption Division and was an outspoken advocate for legislation to protect children from human trafficking and child pornography. Holmes is a Blue Star mother; she and her husband have five children and two grandchildren.
Candidate Website: https://www.garciaholmes4congress.com/
Endorsement Press Release: SBA List’s Candidate Fund PAC Endorses Michelle Garcia Holmes for Congress in NM-01
General Election: November 3, 2020