New San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting quickly joins party leadership

Assemblyman Phil Ting is part of the largest field of new state lawmakers since 1966. But when he was named to one of the Assembly’s top leadership posts on the first day of his term, it was a sign that San Francisco’s outgoing assessor-recorder is determined to stand out in Sacramento.

Newly Sworn in Assemblymember Phil Ting Chosen for Leadership Position


Sacramento, CA – On his first day in office representing the 19th Assembly District, Assemblymember Phil Ting (D – San Francisco) was chosen as Democratic Caucus Chair, one of the top leadership positions in the state Assembly.

The Caucus Chair is part of the Speaker of the Assembly's leadership team. The Caucus Chair works as part of leadership to help pass legislation and to assist other members in their duties.

Ting said he was honored that Speaker of the Assembly John Pérez asked him to join leadership as Caucus Chair.