Rex Richardson is a husband, father, and the 29th Mayor of Long Beach.
In 2014, Richardson became the youngest person in history elected to the Long Beach City Council. In 2016, he was elected to a two-year term as Vice Mayor, also the youngest in city history. He was then re-elected to the Long Beach City Council in 2018 and re-elected as Vice Mayor in 2020.
In November 2022, Richardson broke barriers once again as both the first Black person and first resident of North Long Beach in history elected to serve as Mayor.
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