About the Editor
Rebekah Stevens was raised in the Western U.S., traveling to 23 states before she was nine. Rebekah has been involved in New Mexico politics since 2008 and since her teens she has worked with and consulted for over twenty federal, statewide and local campaigns in New Mexico, Texas, Missouri and Washington.
Rebekah started politicalfireball.com in 2012, and by 2013 focused mostly on New Mexico politics, breaking a number of statewide and national stories in 2013 and 2014. She served as a Republican Party county vice chair from 2013-2014 and has been on the Republican Party of New Mexico State Central Committee since 2013. In November of 2015, she helped charter the New Mexico Young Republicans and served as their communications director.
In May of 2016, Rebekah was elected the youngest female member of the New Mexico delegation to the RNC convention. She later helped with the New Mexico for Trump campaign as social media director. In 2017, she was honored to visit Israel with a group of Young Republican National Federation (YRNF) members. The group were guests of the Likud Party (led by PM Bibi Netanyahu) and met with members of the Knesset, regional officials and young party leaders during the visit.
Rebekah earned an associates degree in Early Childhood Education in 2020 and continues to work full time, while taking a full credit load while working toward a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, with minors in pre-law and business administration. When she’s not participating in New Mexico politics, she enjoys traveling around the country and visiting national parks in the southwest.