Maria Elena Durazo
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Maria Elena Durazo

Democrat

CA State Senate District 24

California
(916) 651-4924

Addresses

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Capitol
State Capitol, Room 5066
Sacramento, CA. 95814-4900
Los Angeles District Office
1808 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA. 90026
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Maria Elena Durazo

CA State Senate District 24
Summary
Experience
68
Years of Age
3
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

María Elena Durazo (born March 20, 1953) is an American politician serving in the California State Senate. A Democrat, she represents the 24th State Senate district, which encompasses Central Los Angeles and East Los Angeles. Prior to being elected to the State Senate, she was an American trade union official. She served as the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor from May 2006 until December 2014. She currently serves as the Executive Vice President of the governing Executive Council of the national AFL-CIO and as a Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Experience

Education

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People’s College of Law
JD
1985
Saint Mary’s College at Moraga
Graduated

Past Positions

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Senator
California State Senate
2018 - Current

Other Experience

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Board Member
Los Angeles Coalition
Current
Board Member
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)
Current
Member
Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board
Current
International Union Vice President
Civil Rights, Diversity and Immigration with UNITE HERE
2015
Vice President
National AFL-CIO Executive Council
2010
Secretary-Treasurer
Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
2006
Organizer, President
Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union (HERE) Local 11
1983 - 1989
Board Member
United Way
Former Chair
National AFL-CIO’s Immigration Committee
Former Member
Student Success Committee, California State Senate
Former Member
Housing Committee, California State Senate
Former Member
Education Committee, California State Senate
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, California State Senate