Anthony Rendon (politician)

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Anthony Rendon
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Member of the California State Assembly
from the 63rd district
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 3, 2012
Preceded by new district
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Lakewood, California

Anthony Rendon is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 63rd district, encompassing the cities of Bell, Cudahy, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Lynwood, Maywood, North Long Beach, Paramount and South Gate in southeastern Los Angeles County, California. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, he was the executive director of Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services Inc.

On December 14, 2014, Rendon married his long-time girlfriend Annie Lam. Former California State Assembly Speaker John Perez officiated the ceremony.[1]

In 2015, Rendon was named Chair of the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce, and in that capacity, introduced landmark legislation to combat climate change, including AB 645, which would require all California utilities to procure a minimum of 50% of their power from renewable energy sources by the year 2030.[2]

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