Senate Minority Leader
Robert S. Huff (born September 9, 1953) is a U.S. politician, who is the California State Senate Republican Leader, having assumed the post on January 5, 2012. Since December 1, 2008, he has represented the Senate’s 29th District, which includes portions of Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino counties.
A resident of Diamond Bar, California, he served on its City Council from 1995 to 2004 and was Mayor in 1997 and 2001. Huff won the 2004 Assembly election to succeed the term-limited Bob Pacheco and was reelected in 2006. He won the 2008 election to succeed the term-limited Bob Margett for the 29th district in the California State Senate. In 2012, he was elected to succeed the term-limited Bob Dutton as Senate Republican Leader.