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Mark Ridley-ThomasNONENon-Partisan American politician
Years of Age
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

Mark Ridley-Thomas is an American politician. He previously served three terms on the Los Angeles City Council from the 8th district from 1991 to 2002, and again for the 10th district from 2020 until his expulsion from the council in 2022. Ridley-Thomas was indicted on federal corruption charges on October 13, 2021.Ridley-Thomas previously served as a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for the 2nd Supervisorial District from 2008 to 2020, a California State Senator representing the 26th district from 2006 to 2008, and was a California State Assemblyman representing the 48th district from 2002 until 2006. He was Chairman of the Assembly Democratic Caucus.

Education5 - 5 of 3
Immaculate Heart College
BA Social Relations
Immaculate Heart College
MA Religious Studies
University of Southern California
PhD Social Ethics
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Council Member
City of Los Angeles, California
2020 - Current
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
2008 - 2020
California State Senate
2007 - 2008
Assembly Member
California State Assembly
2003 - 2006
Former Majority Caucus Chair
California State Assembly
Executive Director
Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Los Angeles
Other Experience1 - 4 of 4
Aspen Institute's Domestic Strategy Group
1992 - Current
Former Chair
Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee, California State Senate
Former Member
Health Committee, California State Senate
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, California State Senate