Born and raised in Arizona, Treasurer Kimberly Yee is the first Chinese American Republican woman to win a major statewide office in the history of the United States. As Treasurer, Kimberly Yee is currently the highest ranking statewide elected Republican woman in Arizona.
In the Arizona Legislature, Kimberly served as Senate Republican Majority Leader and became the second woman elected to this position in Arizona’s history, following U.S. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor who served the position in 1973, forty-four years earlier. As a member of the state legislature from 2010-2019 she received an A rating from the NRA.
In 2016, she was a featured, onstage speaker during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. In 2014, she was nationally recognized as a “Rising Star” by the Republican National Committee. She most recently served nationally as a Co-Chairwoman of the Asian Pacific Americans for Trump Coalition and as a Member of the Pro-Life Voices for Trump Coalition.
Kimberly Yee is a graduate of Pepperdine University where she earned degrees in English and Political Science. She holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from Arizona State University.
During her campaign for Governor, she has been endorsed by Dave Kopp, President of Arizona Citizens Defense League and John Wentling, Former-Vice President. While also receiving the endorsement from the Arizona Firearms Trade Association. And over 60 local elected officials from across the state. Including Congresswoman Debbie Lesko and Former Congressman Barry Goldwater, Jr.
Kimberly is married with two young children and is active in her church and community.