Today, Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo’s campaign for re-election to the 52nd Assembly District announced the endorsement of California State Treasurer Fiona Ma.
State Treasurer Fiona Ma said: “I am standing with Wendy Carrillo for re-election to the State Assembly because Wendy knows that rebuilding our economy after the COVID-19 pandemic requires us to empower working families and ensure our small businesses have the tools and resources to succeed. In the Assembly, Wendy will continue to be one of the strongest champions for the health and future of all Californians, and I am proud to endorse her.”
Fiona Ma was elected California’s 34th State Treasurer in 2018. She is the first woman of color and the first woman Certified Public Accountant (CPA) elected to serve as Treasurer. Prior to being elected Treasurer, she was an elected member of the California Board of Equalization from 2014 – 2018 and was a member of the State Assembly from 2006-2012. In the Assembly, she authored first-in-the-nation laws to ban toxic chemicals in baby products, strengthen laws protecting victims of domestic violence, increase access to quality healthcare and strengthen equal rights for all Californians.
Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo said: “I am incredibly honored to have won the support of State Treasurer Fiona Ma, a champion for working families and ensuring our state is on the strongest fiscal footing to rebuild after the pandemic. In the Assembly, I will continue to be a tireless fighter for all Californians, ensuring access to quality healthcare, education, and the healthy environment we all deserve.”
Wendy Carrillo is running for re-election in the newly drawn Assembly District 52. She has spent her career advocating for educational opportunity, access to quality healthcare, social justice and combating climate change. Elected to the State Assembly in 2017, Wendy has enacted new laws to strengthen worker protections, ensure clean air and water and protect seniors and people living with disabilities. She has won millions of dollars in funding for COVID relief efforts, small businesses, after-school programs, healthcare coverage and addressing homelessness and affordable housing.
The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.