She announced her candidacy Tuesday, joining former state Rep. Yvette Herrell and Las Cruces businessman Chris Mathys in bids to challenge Democratic Rep. Xochitl Torres Small in November 2020.
“Our state is ranked worst in the nation for education and 50th in child well-being because liberal, career politicians are pushing radical policies that support open borders, undermine the industries that power our economy, and threaten our way of life,” Chase said in a release. “We need a businesswoman, a mother, and a conservative who will step up and fight for good paying jobs, better schools for our kids, and a strong, secure border.”
The Roswell resident and native is the youngest and first woman chair of New Mexico Oil and Gas Association. She is the government relations director at Mack Energy.