Biography

Senator Vanessa Delgado

Elected to the California State Senate in a special election in 2018, Senator Vanessa Delgado represents the 32nd District.

Delgado was elected to the City Council of the City of Montebello from November 2015 to August 2018 and served as Mayor for the last six months.

As an elected official in Montebello, Delgado has worked extensively to find long-term budget solutions for the City. She also spent time focusing on economic development opportunities to attract new businesses to the Community. She is an active supporter of public safety and union issues.

As Mayor, Delgado took on a role as Executive Board Member in the regional Gateway Cities Council of Governments to help craft regional solutions common to many small cities.

Delgado has also served as a Los Angeles County Commissioner, and on numerous non-profit boards. Early in her professional career, she worked in economic development for the cities of Pico Rivera, Anaheim and Downey and served as a consultant for the Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles.