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Carol Miller
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Candidate for
U.S. House, New Mexico, District 3
PartyIndependent
Education
Bachelor'sWheaton College
Master'sUniversity of California, Berkley
Personal
ProfessionExecutive Director, National Center for Frontier Communities
Websites
Campaign website
Carol Miller is a 2014 Independent candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of New Mexico.[1]

Biography

Miller earned a BA in Art from Wheaton College and a Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Berkley. Miller has worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 13 years and has served as a public health advocate in northern New Mexico for more than 30 years. She also actively supports "frontier communities," and is the founder and Executive Director of the National Center for Frontier Communities, "the only national organization dedicated to improving the lives of the people living in the most isolated and sparsely populated communities in the United States." Miller was appointed to positions at the US Public Health Service during the Reagan and Clinton Administrations.[1]

Elections

2014

Miller lists the following issues on her website as motivations for entering the 3rd Congressional District elections:[2]

  • Access to health care professionals, wellness programs, clinics and hospitals that will give you quality care. Access to care is very different from just the mandate to have an insurance card for sickness care.
  • A living wage. Not the minimum wage that keeps even fulltime workers in poverty.
  • Our country becoming the world leader in the use of peaceful means to address conflicts and protect us. Now is the time to end the war and claim our long promised Peace Dividend to build the infrastructure, economy, schools, health facilities, parks, and libraries needed by the communities of the 3rd Congressional District.
  • My experience as a parciante and Acequia Commissioner who understands land issues and the importance of water to the Third Congressional District.
See also: New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

Personal

Miller and her husband, Larry, have one daughter.[1]

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