Pedro Mejia (politician)

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Pedro Mejia
Member of the New Jersey Assembly
from the 32nd Legislative District
Assumed office
April 12, 2018
Serving with Angelica M. Jimenez
Preceded byVincent Prieto
Personal details
Born (1970-06-23) June 23, 1970 (age 49)
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceSecaucus, New Jersey
WebsiteLegislative web page

Pedro Mejia (born June 23, 1970) is an American Democratic Party politician. A resident of Secaucus, he has represented the 32nd Legislative District in the New Jersey Assembly since 2018.[1]

Mejia was sworn into office on April 12, 2018, succeeding Vincent Prieto, who left office to take a position with the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. Mejia became the first Dominican-American to serve in the New Jersey Legislature.[2] Mejia served on an interim basis until winning the special election to serve the remainder of Prieto's term in a special election on November 6, 2018, Mejia ran unopposed in the special election.[3]

Mejia serves in the Assembly on the Consumer Affairs Committee and the Regulated Professions Committee.[1]

District 2[edit]

Each of the forty districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one representative in the New Jersey Senate and two members in the New Jersey General Assembly. The other representatives from the 32nd district for the 2018–2019 Legislative Session are:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Assemblyman Pedro Mejia, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed June 28, 2018.
  2. ^ Zeitlinger, Ron (April 12, 2018). "Secaucus business owner makes history as first Dominican in state Legislature". The Jersey Journal. NJ Advance Media. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  3. ^ Johnson, Brent (November 3, 2018). "These N.J. Legislature seats are also up for grabs Tuesday. Here's who's running". NJ.com. NJ Advance Media. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  4. ^ Legislative Roster 2018–2019 Session, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed June 28, 2018.
Preceded by
Vincent Prieto
Member of the New Jersey General Assembly for the 32nd District
January 9, 2018–present
With: Angelica M. Jimenez
Succeeded by
Incumbent