Despite no change posted on the County of Riverside website as of 5:25 pm, Rep. Mary Bono Mack conceded tonight.
Mydesert.com reports on Bono Mack's concession
Thus, Ruiz, raised in the Coachella Valley, claims the Congressional District. Ruiz is a physician working at the Eisenhower Medical Center. The Riverside County Medical Association supported Ruiz' election. Ruiz was also supported by the Desert Stonewall Democrats for supporting marriage equality.
Dailykos reported some time ago that CA-36 would be represented by a Latino Democrat by 2020, following redistricting. Ruiz advanced the prediction in the very next election.