POLITICAL PARTY: Democrat AGE: 47
EDUCATION: Juris Doctorate, University of New Mexico School of Law, 2001; bachelor’s in finance, New Mexico State University, 1998 OCCUPATION: Attorney, 2001-present; entrepreneur, 1991-1998 FAMILY: Aleli Colón, spouse; one son, Rafael Colón
POLITICAL/GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE: Chairman, Democratic Party of New Mexico, 20072009; Democratic lieutenant governor nominee, 2010; Democratic State Central Committee of New Mexico, 2000-2012; Democratic National Convention delegate, 2000, 2004 and 2008
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENT: I have represented many clients over the years who have been mistreated, injured and lost loved ones. I was fortunate to be their advocate to provide a voice in their times of greatest needs.
MAJOR PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENT: With the support of my community and countless mentors, I became the first in my family to go to college, graduate and break the cycle of poverty. That accomplishment has allowed me to support others on their personal journey.