Teresa Leger Fernandez

American attorney and politician

Teresa Leger Fernandez (born July 1, 1959)[1] is an American attorney and politician. She is the Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 2021.[2][3]

Teresa Leger Fernandez
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Mexico's 3rd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2021
Preceded byBen Ray Luján
Personal details
Teresa Leger

(1959-07-01) July 1, 1959 (age 64)
Las Vegas, New Mexico, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Luis Fernandez (divorced)
RelativesRay Leger (father)
EducationYale University (BA)
Stanford University (JD)
WebsiteOfficial website


  1. Baker, Damare (November 30, 2020). "Rep.-elect Teresa Leger Fernandez (D-N.M.-03)". The Hill. Retrieved December 1, 2020.
  2. "New Mexico Primary Election Results: Third Congressional District". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved June 3, 2020.
  3. Medina, Jennifer (2020-06-03). "Teresa Leger Fernandez Beats Valerie Plame in New Mexico House Primary". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-06-03.