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Martha M. Escutia


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1992 Democratic AD-50 26887 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic AD-50 23842 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic AD-50 35312 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic SD-30 80562 Win
11-05-2002 Democratic SD-30 80562 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 16, 1957 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Leo Victor Briones (in 1994)
Children: Andres Daniel Briones and Diego
University: University of Southern California (BA; Public Administration)

Previous: Senior Research Attorney, Los Angeles County Superior Court
Previous: Legislative Director, National Council of La Raza
Previous: Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy, United Way of Los Angeles
1997-1998: Member, California Judicial Council
2000-2004: Member, California Judicial Council
2004-2006: Chair, California Latino Legislative Caucus
2012: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2013-Present: Vice President of Government Relations, University of Southern California

  • Job Killer: According to information from the California Chamber of Commerce, Escutia authored eleven bills designated as "Job Killers", the second highest number for any legislator.
  • Escutia gave birth to Andres Daniel Briones while in office in 1995.

Source: California Legislature Handbook (1994)
Source: California Blue Book (2000)
Source: "The Judicial Council of California: Membership" by the Judicial Council of California (accessed 5/30/2012)