Maggie has served as Bernalillo County Clerk since 2007 and has made protecting the right to vote, improving the integrity of the election process and ensuring accountable leadership her top priorities.
Recognizing the need for important reforms to New Mexico's campaign finance and electoral systems that allow for transparency and accountability in government, Maggie has been an outspoken advocate for the establishment of a Statewide Ethics Commission and an overhaul of how campaign contributions are tracked, reported and audited.
As our next Secretary of State, Maggie will build on her progress modernizing the election process and protecting the right to vote and work to restore public trust in New Mexico's governmental institutions.
Maggie is a 2009 recipient of a New Mexico Technology Excellence award. In 2011, Maggie received the Distinguished Service Award from United Voters NM and Verified Voting NM for her work in promoting election integrity. In 2012, she was named one of NM Business Weekly’s “40 under 40” young professionals. Maggie was named one of "30 Women to Watch" by MSNBC, to Democracy for America's "Dean's Dozen" in 2014 and earned Common Cause New Mexico's "Best in Government 2015" award for her efforts to pass an on-line voter registration bill.
Maggie grew up in New Mexico, attended Albuquerque Public Schools and received her Masters Degree in Political Science from the University of New Mexico. She lives in Albuquerque with her two sons.