|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 51st district
December 3, 2012
|Preceded by||Gil Cedillo (redistricted)|
November 25, 1974 |
|Residence||Echo Park, Los Angeles, California|
|Alma mater||University of California, Los Angeles (BA)
Harvard University (MA)
Jimmy Gomez is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 51st Assembly District, which encompasses northeastern Los Angeles and East Los Angeles.
Gomez is a member of the California Latino Legislative Caucus. Prior to being elected to the Assembly in 2012, he was the political director for the United Nurses Association of California.
On December 5, 2016, Gomez announced his candidacy for the special election to succeed Xavier Becerra in the United States House of Representatives for California's 34th congressional district. Gomez has received endorsements from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) and Senate leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) among others.
|California's 51st State Assembly district election, 2014|
|Democratic||Jimmy Gomez (incumbent)||20,621||99.7|
|Republican||Stephen C. Smith (write-in)||54||0.3|
|Democratic||Jimmy Gomez (incumbent)||42,261||83.6|
|Republican||Stephen C. Smith||8,277||16.4|
|California's 51st State Assembly district election, 2016|
|Democratic||Jimmy Gomez (incumbent)||62,366||100.0|
|Libertarian||Mike Everling (write-in)||7||0.0|
|Democratic||Jimmy Gomez (incumbent)||110,036||86.1|
- "Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez joins race to succeed Rep. Xavier Becerra in Congress". December 5, 2016.
- "Who's in and who's out in the race to replace Rep. Xavier Becerra in Congress". December 13, 2016.