Rick Miera

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Rick Miera
Member of the New Mexico House of Representatives
from the 11th district
In office
January 1991 – December 2014
Succeeded by Javier Martínez
Personal details
Born (1951-07-20) July 20, 1951 (age 66)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Residence Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Alma mater University of Albuquerque

Rick S. Miera (born July 20, 1951 in Albuquerque, New Mexico)[1][2] is a Democratic former member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, representing the 11th District since 1991. He was also a House Majority Leader. Miera did not seek reelection in 2014.[3]

Miera is an alumnus of the University of Albuquerque, receiving his B.Sc. and B.A. there in 1973. He has worked as a consultant and therapist but is currently retired.[4] He is married to Bernadette Miera and has two children.[5]

Miera announced his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico on June 12, 2017.[6]


  1. ^ "Rick S. Miera - Biography". Project Vote Smart. 
  2. ^ "Legislators". New Mexico Legislature. 2003. 
  3. ^ Clark, Carol A. (February 22, 2014). "New Mexico House Majority Leader Rick Miera To Retire Dec. 31". Los Alamos Daily Post. 
  4. ^ Who's Who in American Politics - Google Books. Books.google.ca. 1991. Retrieved 2013-07-30. 
  5. ^ "Rick Miera, Currently Elected Representative District 11, New Mexico". Vote-nm.org. 1951-07-20. Retrieved 2013-07-30. 
  6. ^ Horwath, Justin. "Miera and McTeigue announce runs for Lt. Gov". Santa Fe New Mexican. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 

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