Supervisor Rodrigo Espinoza grew up in Delhi after coming to the United States from Mexico at 10 years old. He attended Livingston High School and then California State University, Stanislaus, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice in 1994. Espinoza and his family are long-time farmers in the Delhi and Turlock area. Their crops mainly include peaches and almonds.
Espinoza was first elected to the Livingston City Council in 2002 and was re-elected in 2006. He ran for Mayor of Livingston in 2010 and was re-elected Mayor in 2012 and 2014.
Espinoza has been married to his wife, Ana, for 23 years. He has three children: Erik, Breanna and Matthew.