Blanca Rubio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Blanca Rubio
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 48th district
Assumed office
December 5, 2016
Preceded by Roger Hernández
Personal details
Born Blanca Estela Rubio
(1969-09-15) September 15, 1969 (age 48)
Mexico
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Baldwin Park, California
Alma mater Azusa Pacific University
Occupation Politician/Teacher
Website https://a48.asmdc.org/

Blanca Estela Rubio is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly. She is a Democrat representing the 48th Assembly District, encompassing parts of the eastern San Gabriel Valley. Prior to being elected to the Assembly, she was a school board trustee for the Baldwin Park Unified School District.

Blanca, the daughter of a factory worker and housekeeper, was born in Juarez, Mexico, and came to the United States illegally with her parents at a young age, she became a citizen in 1983.

In 2003, Blanca was elected to Baldwin Park Unified School District Board of Education. She served for two terms as both President and Vice President.

Blanca received her bachelor's degree in Business Administration and master's degree in Education with a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Azusa Pacific University.

2016 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 48th State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cory Ellenson 18,547 26.4
Democratic Blanca Rubio 17,941 25.5
Democratic Bryan Urias 16,178 23.0
Democratic Manuel Lozano 11,510 16.4
Democratic Armando Barajas 6,129 8.7
Total votes 70,305 100.0
General election
Democratic Blanca Rubio 87,321 64.1
Republican Cory Ellenson 48,922 35.9
Total votes 136,243 100.0
Democratic hold

References[edit]

Elle, May 31, 2017, https://www.elle.com/culture/career-politics/news/a45632/blanca-rubio-undocumented-california-state-assemblywoman/

San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Feb. 24, 2018 https://www.sgvtribune.com/2018/02/24/former-students-years-of-teaching-guide-blanca-rubio-in-assembly/

External links[edit]