Roger Hernandez

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Roger Hernández
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Member of the California State Assembly
from the 48th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 3, 2012
Preceded by Mike Davis
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 57th district
In office
December 6, 2010 – November 30, 2012
Preceded by Edward Hernández
Succeeded by Ian Calderon
Mayor of West Covina, California
In office
November 18, 2008 – December 1, 2009
Preceded by Sherri Lane
Succeeded by Shelley Sanderson
West Covina City Councillor
In office
March 18, 2003 – December 6, 2010
Preceded by Mike Touhey
Succeeded by Karin Armbrust
Personal details
Born (1975-07-29) July 29, 1975 (age 38)
El Monte, California
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence West Covina, California
Alma mater University of California, Riverside
University of La Verne
Occupation Professor, Rio Hondo Community College
Religion Roman Catholic

Roger Hernández is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 48th district, encompassing parts of the San Gabriel Valley in Los Angeles County. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, he was the Mayor of West Covina, a member of the West Covina City Council, and Professor of Government at Rio Hondo and Citrus Community Colleges. Prior to his tenure on the City Council, Hernández was elected to the Rowland Unified School Board where he served from November 1999 through July 2003.

Hernández has a degree in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside, a Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of La Verne and a Master's in Governance Certificate from the California School Boards Association (CSBA).

Hernandez married Baldwin Park councilwoman Susan Rubio on June 15, 2013, which forced him to leave immediately after passing the state budget, since state law requires a budget be passed by June 15.[1]

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