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Ruben S. Ayala


Picture of Ruben S. Ayala
ASM Latino Caucus
Date Party Office Votes Result
01-15-1974 Democratic SD-20 45077 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic SD-32 77438 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic SD-32 79837 Win
11-02-1982 Democratic SD-34 101708 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic SD-34 93410 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic SD-34 80949 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic SD-32 76849 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 6, 1922 in Chino, CA
Married: Irene
Children: Buddy, Maurice*, Gary
Military Service: USMC (WWII)
Died: January 4, 2012 in Ontario, CA

1955-1962: Member, Chino School District Board
1962-1964: Member, Chino City Councilman
1964-1965: Mayor, City of Chino
1965-1973: Member, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors
2008: Early Candidate for AD-61 (withdrew)

  • LEGISLATION: Author of SB 200 (1980) to expand the State Water Project by constructing a Peripheral Canal.
  • PLACENAME: Ayala Drive in Rialto was named to honor Ayala. The City of Chino and San Bernardino County both have dedicated Ayala Parks in his honor. Ruben S. Ayala High School (Home of the Bulldogs) is located in Chino Hills.
  • Maurice Ayala ran for San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors in 2004 (he lost with 14.15%).

Source: California Blue Book (1975)