Leslie Endean-Singh is a lawyer and medical office manager
Leslie Endean-Singh, an attorney from Alamogordo, will announce Thursday that she is running for Congress in New Mexico’s 2nd District.
Endean-Singh is a Democrat who hopes to run against the incumbent, Republican Rep. Steve Pearce of Hobbs.
Endean-Singh, 69, said she has been a prosecutor, a Children’s Court attorney for the state government, a public defender and a magistrate judge.
In addition, she said in a statement, she has been a longtime medical office manager.
She said she would bring a businesswoman’s perspective to Congress, helping to create jobs and assisting workers and businesses with the Affordable Care Act.
Endean-Singh said she would formally declare her candidacy in Las Cruces, largest city in the 2nd District and one with a substantial base of Democrats.