Kimberly Yee

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Kimberly Yee
45th Treasurer of Arizona
Assumed office
January 7, 2019
GovernorDoug Ducey
Preceded byEileen Klein
Majority Leader of the Arizona Senate
In office
January 9, 2017 – January 7, 2019
Preceded bySteve Yarbrough
Succeeded byRick Gray
Member of the Arizona Senate
from the 20th district
In office
January 14, 2013 – January 7, 2019
Preceded byJohn McComish
Succeeded byPaul Boyer
Member of the Arizona House of Representatives
from the 10th district
In office
January 10, 2011 – January 14, 2013
Serving with James Weiers
Preceded byDoug Quelland
Succeeded byStefanie Mach
Personal details
Born (1974-02-23) February 23, 1974 (age 49)
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Nelson Mar
EducationPepperdine University (BA)
Arizona State University (MPA)
WebsiteOfficial website
Kimberly Yee
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Kimberly Yee[1] (born February 23, 1974) is an American politician. She is the 45th and current Arizona State Treasurer since 2019. She is the first Asian-American woman elected to the Arizona Legislature.

Yee is a member of the Republican Party. She was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives for the 10th legislative district from 2011 to 2013 and the Arizona Senate for the 20th legislative district from 2013 until 2019.[2]

On May 17, 2021, Yee announced her candidacy for Governor of Arizona in the 2022 election.[3][4] However, she withdrew from the race in January 2022 to run for reelection as treasurer.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kimberly Yee's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 2, 2014.
  2. "Kimberly Yee". Phoenix, Arizona: Arizona State Legislature. Archived from the original on January 2, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2014.
  3. Yee, for Governor. "Kimberly Yee for Governor". Youtube.
  4. "2 Republican hopefuls announce bids for Arizona governor". Associated Press. May 17, 2021. Retrieved May 22, 2021.
  5. "Republican Arizona treasurer Kimberly Yee withdraws from governor's race". KTAR-FM. January 15, 2022.