Steven Bradford

Steven Bradford

Senator, 35th District

Elected to the state Senate November 2016, Steven Bradford represents the 35th senatorial district, which includes the communities of Carson, Compton, Gardena, Harbor Gateway, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lynwood, North Long Beach, Rancho Dominguez, Rancho Palos Verdes, San Pedro, Torrance, Watts/Willowbrook, and Wilmington. Senator Bradford previously served 12 years as a Council Member and four years as Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Gardena. He currently chairs the Senate Committee on Public Safety and formerly served as Chair of the CA Senate Banking and Financial Institution. Senator Bradford is a proud life-long public servant and activist who spent his career focused on one objective: to represent the communities, neighborhoods and constituents he was elected to serve. In his role as Chair of the Senate Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color, Senator Bradford works tirelessly to correct the many institutional injustices that plague young Black, Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander males. Senator Bradford earned a B.A. in Political Science at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) and San Diego State University. During his time at CSUDH, Senator Bradford served as national director of Bigger and Better Business for Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternity Inc.