Raul Torrez was elected Attorney General of New Mexico on November 8, 2022.
Born and raised in New Mexico, Torrez attended Harvard University, the London School of Economics, and Stanford Law School.
He returned home to New Mexico and worked as an assistant district attorney and assistant attorney general. He was appointed to serve as a White House Fellow by President Barack Obama and served as a senior advisor to the Department of Justice. As Bernalillo County District Attorney, Torrez was a national leader for innovative “smart on crime” policies.
Torrez lives with his wife, son, and daughter in New Mexico.