Pedro Mejia (politician)
|Member of the New Jersey Assembly|
from the 32nd Legislative District
|Assumed office |
April 12, 2018
Serving with Angelica M. Jimenez
|Preceded by||Vincent Prieto|
|Born||June 23, 1970|
|Residence||Secaucus, New Jersey|
|Website||Legislative web page|
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. 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.
Mejia serves in the Assembly on the Consumer Affairs Committee and the Regulated Professions Committee.
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:
- Assemblyman Pedro Mejia, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed June 28, 2018.
- 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.
- 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.
- Legislative Roster 2018–2019 Session, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed June 28, 2018.
| Member of the New Jersey General Assembly for the 32nd District
January 9, 2018–present
With: Angelica M. Jimenez
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