Long Beach City Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez is running to represent California State Senate District 33, comprising much of southeast Los Angeles County, from Huntington Park down to Long Beach. Lena was the top vote getter in the March 2019 preliminary election and is heading to a general election on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 against a conservative opponent.
Gonzalez has served on the Long Beach City Council since 2014 representing Downtown Long Beach and surrounding communities. She lives in Downtown Long Beach with her fiancé and life partner, Adam, and their three sons. Currently employed with Microsoft, she leads civic engagement and social impact programs in the Los Angeles region, collaborating with community stakeholders on key initiatives, such as tech equity, digital inclusion, career pathways, non-profit capacity building & criminal justice reform.
Field First is currently managing Lena’s State Senate race.