Ross L. Pike was elected in November 2020 by the people of Fallbrook to serve on the Fallbrook Planning Group, becoming the first openly gay person ever elected in Fallbrook.
Growing up in western Michigan, Ross began working with the Democratic Party when he was 16 volunteering for President Obama’s first presidential campaign. He remained heavily involved with the Party and was elected Newaygo County Democratic Party Chair when he was 18, the youngest county Party chair to be elected. Ross moved to Fallbrook in the fall of 2017 to be closer to family who had already relocated to Southern California. He quickly got involved with local politics by joining the local Democratic club.
In 2021, Ross was elected as an ADEM delegate to the California Democratic Party representing Assembly District 75. Ross also serves as a member of the San Diego County Party Democratic Central Committee for AD75, Secretary of the North Inland Area Caucus of the San Diego County Democratic Party, Vice President of the Fallbrook Democratic Club, and is the Political Affairs Director of the North County Young Democrats.