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Congresswoman
Rep. Norma Torres [D, CA-35]
for
District 35, California

About

Norma Torres (born April 4, 1965) is currently a member of the California State Senate representing the 32nd district. She is a Democrat and former Mayor.Torres was born in Guatemala. When she was five, her mother died, and she, her father, and her two brothers relocated to Los Angeles. She worked as a 9-1-1 dispatcher, where in 1994 she led a campaign to require the hiring of bilingual 911 operators. She was an active member of AFSCME, serving as local 3090's shop steward. She served on the Pomona city council prior to being elected the city's mayor in 2006. In 2008, she endorsed then-presidential candidate Barack Obama before Hillary Clinton withdrew from the race, and was a superdelegate to the Democratic National Convention She was elected to the state assembly in November 2008, filling the vacancy left by former legislator Nell Soto, who retired.Norma Torres was 2008/09 Treasurer for the National Conference of Democratic Mayors. 

Bio-Information

D.O.B 04/04/1965
Location California
Office 2444 Rayburn House Office Building
Party Democrat
Phone 202-225-6161
Fax 202-225-8671

Fundraising Over Time

Cumulative Raised

Select Interest Group Rating

64%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
88%
American Civil Liberties Union
10%
Gun Owners of America
97%
AFL-CIO
16%
National Taxpayers Union
100%
NARAL Pro-Choice America
N/A
English First
90%
Americans for Democratic Action