|Member of the California State Assembly|
from the 48th district
December 5, 2016
Blanca Estela Rubio
September 15, 1969
|Residence||Baldwin Park, California|
|Alma mater||Azusa Pacific University|
Blanca Estela Rubio (born September 15, 1969) is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly since 2016. She is a Democrat representing the 48th Assembly District, encompassing parts of the eastern San Gabriel Valley. Prior to being elected to the Assembly, she was a board trustee for the Baldwin Park Unified School District, and a schoolteacher for 16 years.
Blanca Rubio was born in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico and first came the United States with family to Winnie, Texas, where she lived as an undocumented immigrant. She were deported back to Juárez, returned to Los Angeles illegally in 1977 with her family, and eventually became a citizen in 1994. . Her younger sister Susan Rubio is a California State Senator.
Rubio taught elementary school in Fontana Unified School District. In 2003, she was elected to Baldwin Park Unified School District Board of Education. She served for two terms as both President and Vice President.
Rubio is the Chair of the San Gabriel Valley Legislative Caucus and Chair of the Human Services Committee and Select Committee on Domestic Violence. She co-sponsored SB 273 with her sister Susan Rubio, which would extend the statute of limitations for victims of domestic violence to 10 years from 3 years in certain cases, and require more training for police dealing with abuse victims. 
|Democratic||Blanca Rubio (incumbent)||33,144||100.0|
|Democratic||Blanca Rubio (incumbent)||90,105||100.0|