Tony Madrigal was born in Turlock, California and worked with his family on the farm until he graduated from Hughson High School. He attended Modesto Junior College and served as the school’s first Latino student body president. Mr. Madrigal graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and he served two terms on the Santa Cruz City Council from 2004-2012.
Tony Madrigal has devoted himself to extensive community service work in Modesto, including serving on the Board of Directors of the King Kennedy Memorial Center and the Latino Community Roundtable (LCR) of Stanislaus County. He is an active member of the South Modesto Business United group, he volunteers with the Manos Unidas/United Hands community organization, and he is a supporter of Stanislaus Asian American Community Resource nonprofit agency.
Councilman Madrigal was elected on November 5, 2013 to the Modesto City Council in District 2 where his primary focus has been jobs, safety, and community. Tony enjoys living in Modesto where he can be close to his family and devote time to community service projects in this area.
Current Committee Appointments
- Appointment Committee, Chair
- Great Safe Neighborhoods Committee, Member
As the campaign ramps up, we invite community members and supporters to join us by volunteering. Come by the office to sign up to door knock or sign up to phone bank for a couple of hours. It's more fun than you'd think. Get involved, learn about the issues, get to know some of your fellow campaign volunteers and make a few friends in the process! Fill out the volunteer form on the front page, and we will get in touch with you with more details. Go Modesto!
If you've been in Modesto's District 2 recently, you've likely seen many of our Green and White campaign posters on people's lawns and local businesses.
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