|U.S. House, Nevada, District 2|
|Profession||Small Business Owner|
was a 2012 Democratic
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
representing the 2nd Congressional District
Rodriguez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She attended the University of Puerto Rico before joining the U.S. Coast Guard. In 1977, she was transferred to the DC area, where she became the first Latina recruiter for the Coast Guard. She retired from the USCG in 1997, and moved to Nevada, where she lives today. 
- See also: Nevada's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012
Rodriguez ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Nevada's 2nd District. She lost to Samuel Koepnick in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012.
|Nevada's 2nd Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
| Xiomara Rodriguez
| Sam Dehne
Rodriguez has been married to her husband, David, for 30 years. They have two children.