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Martin Gallegos


Picture of Martin Gallegos
CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1994 Democratic AD-57 34228 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic AD-57 46841 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic AD-57 40578 Win
03-06-2001 Democratic SD-24 13676 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: November 3, 1956 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Rita (m. 1991)

1990-1994: Member, Baldwin City Council
200?-2013: Chief Legislative Advocate, California Healthcare Association
2013-Present: Lobbyist, Hospital Association of Southern California

  • In 1998, Gallegos presented El Monte-resident Rocky Sanchez with a "Citizen of the Year" proclamation. In 2004, Sanchez was sentenced to 1,002 years in prison after being convicted of 41 felony counts including "forcible rape, attempted torture, spousal abuse, assault with a firearm, possession of a destructive device, false imprisonment, witness intimidation, stalking and possession of ammunition by a felon."

Source: California Assembly Handbook (1996)
Source: California Blue Book (2000)
Source: "El Monte man gets prison term lasting over a millennium" by Bill Hetherman, San Gabriel Valley Tribune (4/12/2004)