Hilda Solis (born October 20, 1957) is an American politician. She is currently a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for District 1. Before being elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for District 1, she was the United States Secretary of Labor from 2009 to 2013. Solis was a member of the United States House of Representatives from California's 32nd congressional district before being elected as the Secretary of Labor. Prior to being a U.S. Representative, she was a California State Senator and a member of the California State Assembly. She was the first Hispanic woman to serve in the California State Senate. Solis is a Democrat. She was elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for District 1 on June 3, 2014. She was sworn in on December 1, 2014.
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- "SOLIS, Hilda - Biographical Information". bioguide.congress.gov. 2011. Retrieved February 21, 2011.
- "U.S. Department of Labor -- Office of the Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis". dol.gov. 2010. Archived from the original on December 17, 2011. Retrieved February 21, 2011.