John Chiang
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John Chiang


American politician

Torrance, California
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John Chiang

American politician
Years of Age
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

John Chiang (born July 31, 1962) is an American politician who served as the 33rd California State Treasurer from 2015 to 2019 and the 31st California State Controller from 2007 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served on the California Board of Equalization from 1997 to 2007. On May 17, 2016, Chiang announced his campaign for Governor of California in the 2018 election. He did not qualify for the runoff, placing fifth in the non-partisan primary.



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University of South Florida
BA Finance
Georgetown University

Past Positions

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State of California
2015 - 2019
State of California
2007 - 2015
Former Member
State of California Board of Equalization
Former Attorney
Office of the Controller, State of California
Former Tax Law Specialist
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Other Experience

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Former Board Chair
Streamlined Sales Tax Project
Former Board Member
Planned Parenthood of Los Angleles
Former Member
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
Former Member
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles Advisory Council
Former Member
Ethnic Coalition of Southern California
Former Treasurer
Organization of Chinese Americans Los Angeles
Board of Equalization
1998 - 2006
Former Representative
Franchise Tax Board