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December 26, 2017
Jesse Melgar or Sam Mahood
Secretary Padilla Calls for Renaming Secretary of State Building Complex in Honor of March Fong Eu
SACRAMENTO – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla released the following statement calling for the renaming of the Secretary of State building complex in honor of the late Secretary of State March Fong Eu.
"Secretary of State March Fong Eu’s decades of public service reflects the office of the Secretary of State at its best — a commitment to transparency, access, inclusion, respect for history, and progress."
"In recognition of Secretary Eu's service and in honor of her legacy, I believe it would be fitting to name the Secretary of State building complex in her honor. I have instructed my staff to initiate the process to change the name of our complex."
March Fong Eu served as California Secretary of State from January 6, 1975 to February 17, 1994.