|Member of the California State Senate|
from the 22nd district
|Assumed office |
December 3, 2018
|Preceded by||Ed Hernandez|
|Born||December 25, 1970|
|Spouse(s)||Roger Hernández (2013–2016)|
|Residence||Baldwin Park, California|
A Democrat, she represents the 22nd Senate district that encompasses cities and communities of the San Gabriel Valley, which include: Alhambra, Arcadia, Avocado Heights, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Citrus, Covina, El Monte, Irwindale, La Puente, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel, South San Gabriel, South El Monte, Temple City, Valinda, Vincent, West Covina and surrounding neighborhoods.
Prior to being elected to the state senate on Nov. 6, 2018, she served on the Baldwin Park City Council.
Personal life and career
Rubio's father moved the family to a little town in Texas where they lived undocumented for about two years. She and her family were deported to Juarez in 1975 and crossed back into the US a couple years later. She became a U.S. citizen in 1994. She attended East Los Angeles College and earned a Master’s Degree in Education from Azusa Pacific University.
Rubio started her teaching career in Baldwin Park Unified School District and was a teacher at Monrovia Unified School District for 17 years.
Rubio was first elected as City Clerk in Baldwin Park in 2005. In 2009, she was elected to the Baldwin Park City Council and reelected in 2013.
Her ex-husband is former Assemblyman Roger Hernández.
Rubio resides in Baldwin Park, California.