(SACRAMENTO) – Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) was sworn in as the Assemblymember for California’s 53rd District today. Santiago succeeds Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Pérez who previously represented the area.
“I am incredibly proud to now be representing the constituents of the 53rd Assembly District,” said Santiago. “I plan to work on legislation that empowers the working families of the 53rd Assembly District. I look forward to the challenge and the opportunity of working with all of my new colleagues in the state legislature.”
The District includes downtown Los Angeles, Koreatown, Mid-Wilshire, Boyle Heights, Pico Union, MacArthur Park, Westlake, Little Tokyo and the cities of Huntington Park and Vernon.