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Cathy Dahlquist

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 31 in the 2010 Washington General Election

Party: Republican

On this race:

Elected Experience: Enumclaw School District Director, serving second term, President two terms; Endorsed by conservatives: Councilmember Reagan Dunn; Representatives Jan Angel, Mike Hope, Skip Priest, Glenn Anderson, and Jay Rodne; Endorsed by League of Education Voters

Other Professional Experience: Small business owner with husband Jeff; architectural firm

Education: Bachelor of Science, University of Alabama

Community Service: Procured Youth Sports Facility Grants and managed hundreds of volunteers for construction of 7,000 and 8,000 square foot community playgrounds; Sacred Heart Church member; 4-H Advisor; Active with daughter Hannah (14) in Auburn Youth Soccer Association and son Jeffrey (15) at Enumclaw High where he runs cross-country 

Statement: "We need to send conservatives to Olympia, not more tax-and-spend career politicians." In these tough economic times, we need Cathy Dahlquist's conservative voice in Olympia fighting job-killing tax increases and deficit spending. "More money doesn't mean better government. Government must live within its means just like we do in the real world." As School Board President, Cathy's leadership resulted in increased test scores and decreased spending while maintaining a balanced budget.

"We've seen too many backroom deals and secret negotiations. We need a more transparent process." Cathy will take her passion for ethical, open government to Olympia.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Cathy Dahlquist (R) 22,776 53 %
Shawn Bunney (R) 20,191 47 %

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