CA State Treasurer Fiona Ma files papers on Women’s Day to run for re-election

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(SAN FRANCISCO) With the company and support of her father, State Treasurer Fiona Ma filed papers to run for re-election on International Women's Day.

“I am honored to serve as the 34th Treasurer of California and I am running for re-election as State Treasurer to work for Californians by investing in the healthcare, housing, and schools we need,” said Ma.

“In addition to the financial role of my office, this election is also personal. Anti-Asian hate and anti-Chinese sentiment are on the rise. As the only Chinese American statewide office holder on the ballot, I want Californians to hear me clearly: in this Year of the Tiger, California is a state that will work for all, especially our Chinese American and AAPI communities.”

Ma was joined by her father, Dr. William Ma, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, a successful consultant to the construction industry. He has been very supportive of his daughter’s campaigns for public offices over the past 20 years.

Ma has become one of the longest serving Chinese American elected officials in the history of San Francisco. She was first elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2002. Then she was elected as the Assemblymember in 2006 and Member of the State Board of Equalization in 2014.

Ma was elected as the State Treasurer in 2018 where Ma won with more votes than any candidate for Treasurer in the state's history at 64.1% of the total votes.This election marks the fourth public office Fiona Ma has won without losing an election.

Ma is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).