Born: March 4, 1966 in New York, New York
Married: Philippe Anav (div. 2006), Jason Hodge (m. 2011)
Prevous: Founder and President, Westside Chinese Democratic Club
1995-2002: District Representative, State Senator John Burton
1995: Delegate, White House Conference on Small Business
2002-2006: Member, San Francisco County Board of Supervisors
2010-2012: Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly
2011-2012: Co-Chair, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
- Jason Hodge was a primary candidate for SD-19 in 2012. He lost, receiving 13.4%.
- In 2019, Ma was the target of an attempted recall led by Erin Cruz. The recall failed to qualify for the ballot.
Source: California Legislature Handbook (2007-08)