Andre Quintero

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Andre Quintero
Mayor of El Monte, California
In office
November 2009 – December 1, 2020
Preceded byErnest Gutierrez
Succeeded byJessica Ancona
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Deborah Quintero
ChildrenEmma Olivia
Residence(s)El Monte, California
Alma materUniversity of California
UCLA School of Law

Andre Quintero is the former mayor of El Monte, California. He is a registered Democrat.[1]

Quintero was elected mayor in November 2009, defeating Ernest Gutierrez, and was reelected in November 2011. In 2020 he was defeated by Jessica Ancona.[2][3]

Education and career[edit]

Quintero graduated from UC Riverside and completed law school at UCLA. He currently works as an attorney for the City Attorney of Los Angeles as the Neighborhood Prosecutor for the Central Bureau. Serving as President of the statewide University of California Student Association while attending UC Riverside, Quintero has continuously fought against proposed college fee increases. Andre is a major proponent of El Monte Promise, a program where the city provides funding for the first two years at Rio Hondo College for local residents.[3]

Andre is married to Deborah Quintero, a U.S. History and World Geography teacher at Redlands East Valley High School[4] and has a daughter, Emma Olivia.[3]


  1. ^ "Unfold: Andre Quintero". Unfold. Retrieved May 5, 2018.
  2. ^ "Mayor; City of El Monte Election Information November 3, 2009 Election". Retrieved May 5, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c City of EL Monte > Government > Council Members Detail Archived August 28, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Quintero, Deborah / MRS. QUINTERO". Retrieved May 5, 2018.