Ed Royce

Congressman-elect Gil Cisneros promises access and action on healthcare, gun laws and immigration

Congressman-elect Gil Cisneros promises access and action on healthcare, gun laws and immigration

As cameras flashed Monday, Gil Cisneros glided into the union hall in Buena Park, accompanied by his twin sons and wife, feted with cheers and rows of exuberant faces after days of uncertainty.

"I am so humbled and honored," the congressman-elect for California's 39th District told the shouting crowd nearly two weeks after election day. “This is only the beginning of the hard work. You will definitely have access to me. We're going to do town halls. We're going to be out there, everywhere."

The Navy veteran said his top three job priorities are healthcare, “common sense” gun legislation and immigration reform.

His win cemented a Democratic sweep across the...

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