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Gloria Negrete McLeod (D) - District 32

Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod

Elected in 2006, Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod represented the 32nd District in the California State Senate.  The 32nd District stretched over two counties encompassing the cities of Colton, Fontana, Montclair, Ontario, Rialto and San Bernardino including the unincorporated communities of Bloomington and Muscoy in San Bernardino County; and portions of Chino and the entire City of Pomona in Los Angeles County.

In addition to serving as Chair of the Senate Public Employment and Retirement Committee, the Senator also served as a member of the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development, Legislative Ethics, and Veterans Affairs Committees.  An appointment to the Joint Legislative Budget Conference Committee allowed Senator Negrete McLeod to work directly on the state budget and find savings and achieve real reform.

Senator Negrete McLeod was actively involved in the cleanup of groundwater contamination. A major legislative priority was to improve the quality of California's current water supply and ensuring a reliable plan to adequately provide for the State's growing water needs.

Her top legislative priorities included ensuring the affordability and access to higher education, enhancing the quality of health care, improving our current transportation system to promote efficient goods movement while reducing traffic congestion and promoting the growth of quality employment opportunities for residents of the Inland Empire and all Californians.

Senator Negrete McLeod was an active member in her community for nearly four decades. From 2000 to 2006 she represented the 61st District in the State Assembly.  Prior to being elected to the State Legislature, she served as the President of Chaffey Community College Board and was a board member for five years. She and her husband Gilbert L. McLeod, a retired police lieutenant, have 10 children, 27 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren.

In 2013 Negrete McLeod was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.