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Hilda L. Solis


Picture of Hilda L. Solis
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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1992 Democratic AD-57 44078 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic SD-24 73371 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic SD-24 86353 Win
11-07-2000 Democratic CD-31 89600 Win
11-05-2002 Democratic CD-32 58530 Win
11-02-2004 Democratic CD-32 119144 Win
11-07-2006 Democratic CD-32 76059 Win
11-04-2008 Democratic CD-32 130142 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: October 20, 1957 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Sami Sayyad
University: University of Southern California (MPA; 1981)

Previous: Intern, State Senator Art Torres
1980: Staff, White House Office of Hispanic Affairs
1980: Analyst, Office of Management and Budget
1982: Director, California Student Opportunity and Access Program
1985-1992: Member, Rio Hondo Community College Board of Trustees
1991: Member, Los Angeles County Insurance Commission (appointed by Supervisor Gloria Molina)
1990s: Chief of Staff, State Senator Art Torres
2000: Resigned from the State Senate on December 31.
2008: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2009: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on February 24.
2009-2013: U.S. Secretary of Labor
2014-Present: Member, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
2016: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • Solis was one of the people noted in Profiles In Courage For Our Time by Caroline Kennedy (2003)
  • AWARD: Winner of the Profile in Courage Award from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (2000)
  • PLACENAME: The Hilda L. Solis Learning Academy is located in Los Angeles. It opened in August 2012.

Source: California Blue Book (2000)