Dan was the first out LGBTQ person elected to Tracy City Council!
Councilmember Dan Arriola was elected to the Tracy City Council in 2018. He also works as a Deputy District Attorney for San Joaquin County. At 29-years-old, he became the youngest Councilmember in the history of the City of Tracy, as well as the first openly LGBTQ elected official in the city. In addition, Arriola currently serves as President of the League of California Cities LGBTQ Caucus.
As a Councilmember, Arriola has championed various policy initiatives including officially recognizing LGBTQ Pride Month, raising the Pride Flag for the first-time ever, authoring the “Tracy Equity &Empowerment Initiative” to address social equity and justice reform in the City of Tracy, and organizing to oppose “Straight Pride” in the California Central Valley.
Arriola has also received national recognition on the “40 Under 40” LGBTQ Lawyers List by the National LGBTQ Bar Association, and on the “35 Under 35” Young Elected Officials List by the YEO Network.