* Term of Office: 4 years
* As the state's banker, manages the state's investments.
* Administers the sale of state bonds and notes and is the
investment officer for most state funds.
* Chairs or serves on several commissions most of which relate to the marketing of bonds.
* Pays out state funds when spent by the Controller and other
*SALARY - $90,000
Phil Angelides - Democrat
Matt Fong - Republican
Jan Tucker - Peace and Freedom
Jon Peterson - No party affiliation listed
Review/Analysis by the California Journal
Two political up and comers vie to become the state's banker
Past and present officeholders
|Office Holder||Party Affiliation||Years in Office|
|Kathleen Brown||Democrat||1991 - Present|
|Thomas Hayes||Republican||1987 - 1990|
|Jesse M. Unruh||Democrat||1975 - 1987|
|Ivy Baker Priest||Republican||1967 - 1974|
|Bert A. Betts||Democrat||1959 - 1966|
|Donald Button||Republican||1956 - 1958|