Representative from Nevada; born in Guadalajara, Mexico, April 25, 1980; graduated from Rancho High School, Las Vegas, Nev., 1998; attended College of Southern Nevada, Henderson, Nev.; B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nev., 2004; academic adviser, College of Southern Nevada, Henderson, Nev.; staff, United States Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, 2004-2006; member of the Nevada state assembly, 2007-2010; member of the Nevada state senate, 2011-2016, majority whip, 2013-2014, minority whip, 2015; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress (January 3, 2017-present).
Nevada Assembly, 2007-2009 (first elected November 2006)
Nevada Senate, 2011 (first elected November 2010)
Board of Directors, Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN)
Past Member, Clark County Community Development Advisory Committee
Past Member, North Las Vegas Citizens Advisory Committee
Past Member, Board of Directors, Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada
Former Regional Representative to United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Ruben obtained his Bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and is completing his MPA from the University of Oklahoma.