U.S. Representative, California’s 38th district; Chairwoman, Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Recognized by her colleagues and the national media as a leading voice for working families, judiciary, and trade matters, Linda Sánchez has represented California’s 38th Congressional district since 2013. From 2003 - 2013, Congresswoman Sánchez represented California's 39th Congressional District, which included many of the communities she currently represents. The 38th district includes the communities of Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, East La Mirada, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, La Mirada, La Palma, Los Nietos, Montebello, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier.
Congresswoman Sánchez has broken many barriers in Congress, including becoming the first Latina to serve on the House Judiciary Committee. She was also the first Latina in history to serve on the House Ways and Means Committee.