Wendy (Wendy) Carrillo (D-SH51)
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Capitol: 916.319.2051
FAX: 916.319.2151
District: 213.483.5151
Suite 5730 State Capitol 1021 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

District Office:
1910 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Elected: 2017    Next Election: 2022
DOB: 8/10/1980
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSubcommittee No. 4 on State Administration
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
ChairmanAssembly Select Committee on Uplifting Girls and Women of Color in California
Vice ChairAssembly Select Committee on Latina Inequities
MemberAssembly Select Committee on California's Lithium Economy
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Ensuring Systemic Equity Post-COVID-19
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Native American Affairs
MemberAssembly Committee on Housing and Community Development
MemberAssembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Regional Transportation Solutions
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
MemberAssembly Committee on Utilities and Energy
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Los Angeles County Homelessness
MemberAssembly Select Committee on the Non-Profit Sector
MemberSubcommittee No. 6 on Budget Process Oversight and Program Evaluation
MemberAssembly Committee on Health
MemberAssembly Committee on Appropriations
MemberAssembly Committee on Budget
MemberAssembly Select Committee on Reproductive Health
Counties Representing
Los Angeles


Wendy Carrillo was elected to serve in the California State Assembly in December 2017. She represents the 51st Assembly District which is home to close to 500,000 residents in the City of Los Angeles, unincorporated East Los Angeles and includes some of the most historic and iconic communities in the city. Prior to being elected to office, Assemblywoman Carrillo was a broadcast journalist for twelve years covering human rights, global conflict and US politics. Additionally, she worked in communications for the Service Employee International Union United Long Term Care Workers, which represents over 350,000 Home healthcare workers in California and served in local government as a communications deputy for a member of the Los Angeles City Council. She has been an advocate for education, immigration reform, environmental justice, healthcare for all, job creation and innovation. In the State Assembly she serves on the Appropriations, Rules, Public Safety, Health and Water, Parks and Wildlife committees. Assemblywoman Carrillo immigrated to the United States as a young child during El Salvador's Civil War and is a first generation American with Salvadoran and Mexican heritage. She is the eldest of five daughters and received a Bachelors of Arts in Communications from California State University Los Angeles and a Masters in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Southern California.