State Senator Carol Liu, D-Glendale, is running for the newly formed 25th State Senate District in November. A win would make it her fifth term in state office.
The 70-year-old La Cañada Flintridge resident is currently state senator in the 21st District, which includes Altadena, Pasadena, South Pasadena, Temple City, La Cañada Flintridge and parts of Los Angeles.
After a stint as a La Cañada Flintridge City Councilwoman for eight years, Liu also served three terms as a state assemblywoman.
Liu, who has three children with husband California Public Utilities Commission President Mike Peevey, attended the UC Berkeley School of Education.
She chairs the state Senate’s Human Services Committee and was recently named Easter Seals Disability Services Legislator of the Year.