TREASURER CANDIDATES MANUEL VALLE, JOSE CISNEROS
SPOTLIGHTED BY ASIAN AMERICAN POLITICAL COMMITTEE
Candidate Julio Ramos quits race
Candidates Calvin Louie, Isaac Wang skip debate
Tuesday, September 6, 2004
The incumbent and one challenger participated in a sparsely attended
San Francisco Treasurer debate Friday, moderated by the Asian
American Political Committee.
Missing most notably was Community College Trustee Julio Ramos
who withdrew his candidacy less than two hours before the 5:00
p.m. debate began.
Ramos cited personal obligations as his reason for dropping out
of the race, with a wife enduring a complicated pregnancy.
Candidates Calvin Louie and Isaac Wang also did not attend the
event, moderated AAPC member Richard Ow.
Manuel Valle, an accounting employee within the Treasurer's Office,
pledged greater interest return on city investments, while incumbent
appointed Treasurer Jose Cisneros said San Francisco continues
to receive highest return on investments of any county in the