Susan Rubio was elected to the California State Senate in 2018 and re-elected in 2022. She previously served two terms on the Baldwin Park City Council and one term as Baldwin Park’s City Clerk. Professionally, she worked a public-school teacher in Monrovia and Baldwin Park for 17 years.
Rubio serves as Assistant Majority Whip of the State Senate, and she is the first Latina to ever serve as Chair of the Senate Insurance Committee. She is Chair of the Senate Select Committee
on Domestic Violence.
Rubio also serves on the following committees: Energy, Utilities, Communications; Health; Governmental Organization; and Joint Committee on Rules. In addition, she is a member of the Select Committee on Armenia and Artsakh Mutual Trade, Art and Cultural Exchange. Senator Rubio formerly served on the Transportation and Mental Health committees and on the Select Committee of Asian Pacific Islander Affairs. She Chairs the San Gabriel Valley Caucus, and is a Member of the Latino Legislative Caucus, Legislative Jewish Caucus, Los Angeles Caucus, and Legislative Women’s Caucus.
Born in Juarez, Mexico, Rubio is the proud daughter of a former bracero worker and housekeeper. She attended East Los Angeles College and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Master’s Degree in Education from Azusa Pacific University. She lives in Baldwin Park.
Senator Rubio is running to represent the San Gabriel Valley’s 31st Congressional District.