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OFFICE SOUGHT: 5th Dist Senate
PARTY AFFILIATION: Republican
TOWN OF RESIDENCE: Snoqualmie
CURRENT OCCUPATION: Financial Services
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Financial Services, Non Profit Leadership
WHAT IS THE MOST PRESSING ISSUE FACING VOTERS IN YOUR DISTRICT: Our families need jobs.
IF ELECTED, WHAT WILL YOU DO IN THE FIRST SIX MONTHS IN OFFICE TO ADDRESS THIS ISSUE? Be an advocate for implementation of the Priorities of Government Budget model, propose a full review of the regulatory structure to ensure that what is on the books serve the public good.
DO YOU SUPPORT/OPPOSE REFERENDUM 74: SHOULD GAY MARRIAGE BE LEGAL IN WASHINGTON? BRIEFLY, WHY? I support civil unions and the traditional marriage definition. Referendum 74 grants no additional rights to same sex couples and places restrictions on the freedom of practice of religion.
DO YOU SUPPORT/OPPOSE, INITIATIVE 502 TO MAKE SMALL AMOUNTS OF MARIJUANA LEGAL TO PEOPLE 21 AND OLDER? BRIEFLY, WHY? I do not currently support this; we need a national policy on marijuana.