As District Attorney, Martinez fought hard to pass the legislation, which required a DNA sample to be taken from anyone arrested for a violent felony in New Mexico.
In 2008, Heart Magazine named Martinez “Woman of the Year” for her dedication to children’s advocacy and her efforts to keep children safe. “Best because it provides all sorts of avenues and arteries for people to meet who might never have the opportunity to do so. That book is written by former Albuquerque resident Elizabeth Cohen, who’s tried online dating herself and is now a university writing professor in New York.“Online dating is both the best and worst thing to happen to relationship forging,” she says in an email interview.She was sworn in as Governor of New Mexico on January 1, 2011, making her the first Latina governor in United States history.Prior to being elected Governor, Martinez was the District Attorney for the Third Judicial District in Doña Ana County in Southern New Mexico, a position she held for 14 years. We have to decode the pictures and words that people post to advertise themselves.