California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is well represented at Long Beach City Hall, with the mayor, five of the nine city councilmembers and the city auditor, each who attended CSULB. They are: Robert Garcia, Mayor; Laura Doud, City Auditor; Lena Gonzalez, 1st District City Council; Suzie Price, 3rd District City Council; Patrick O’Donnell, 4th District City Council; and Dee Andrews, 6th District City Council.
In addition, Roberto Uranga, 7th District City Council, attended CSULB, and his wife, former city councilmember Tonia Reyes Uranga, is an alumna.
Garcia, Doud, Gonzalez, Price and Uranga were sworn into office on July 15. Other Long Beach City Council members include Suja Lowenthal (District 2); Stacy Mungo (District 5); Al Austin (District 8); and Rex Richardson (District 9).