Teresa Leger Fernandez


Last updated September 8th, 2022 at 5:02pm GMT.

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Alexis Martinez Johnson needs to tell her story being a native New Mexican who came from humble beginnings. As a mom, an environmental engineer who has been working in the energy industry, Alexis will fight for New Mexican families to lower the cost of living, keep our community safe, and secure our southern border.

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  • Alexis Martinez Johnson is disturbed by the violent crime rates that are skyrocketing across the country and in New Mexico. As a mother, Martinez-Johnson understands the importance of funding our police, empowering law enforcement to do their jobs, and keeping communities safe by putting criminals in jail where they belong.
  • Alexis Martinez Johnson is disturbed by the current policies that have led to an out-of-control Southern border. Martinez-Johnson will reform our broken and arbitrary immigration system to make the border safer and stop the flow of illegal drugs into New Mexico.
  • Alexis Martinez Johnson knows that inflation is ravaging our budgets. As a businesswomen, Martinez- Johnson believes in cutting out-of-control government spending that is leading to inflation, and will fight to lower costs at the grocery store and gas pump.


Alexis grew up in Roswell and was raised by her grandparents. It was through their hard work and sacrifice that Alexis learned about New Mexican family values, which she has carried with her throughout her life. Martinez-Johnson’s career has been focused on ensuring high environmental standards in the Permian Basin while making sure energy was produced and jobs were kept so that New Mexico can thrive. Alexis knows how to protect our environment, while also ensuring that we protect our economy.

Alexis traces her ancestry back to Otis, in Eddy County. Her grandfather was a career man at the Parks and Recreation Department in Roswell, while her grandmother retired later in her career as custodial staff. It was by their example and these humble beginnings that Alexis was able to achieve the American Dream, and is working hard so that all of New Mexico can achieve the same.

She lives with her husband, Christopher, and their four children in Santa Fe. For Alexis, New Mexico is more than a place. It’s been her home for her entire life, and she’s committed to making New Mexico one of the best states to do business and raise a family.


KOB4: Inflation reaches 40-year high

“Reilly White, associate professor of finance at the University of New Mexico, said inflation has grown 9.1% over the past year – a steep increase that hasn’t been seen in decades.”

Associated Press: $2.5 billion surplus: Oil, gas revenues drive New Mexico’s projected budget windfall

“This latest revenue surge could prompt a feeding frenzy in a state with high Medicaid enrollment levels, roads and bridges in need of repair, and a public school system that for years has been among the worst-ranked in the nation.”