Lorena Gonzalez

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Lorena Gonzalez
Gonzalez headshot.jpg
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 80th district
Assumed office
May 28, 2013
Preceded by Ben Hueso
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence San Diego, California
Profession Secretary Treasurer, San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council (organized labor)
Religion Roman Catholic

Lorena Gonzalez is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. She is a Democrat representing the 80th district, encompassing southern San Diego. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, she was the secretary-treasurer and CEO of the San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council, AFL-CIO.

Lorena Gonzalez marching in the 2014 San Diego LGBT Pride Parade

Gonzalez was previously a candidate in the 2005 special election for District 2 of the San Diego City Council. Gonzalez received the second most votes in the special primary and advanced to a runoff against Kevin Faulconer. However, Faulconer defeated Gonzalez in the second round of voting by a margin of 724 votes out of 29,448 cast.[1]

External links[edit]

San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council


  1. ^ "Election History - Council District 2". City of San Diego. Retrieved 12 January 2013.