A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 31 in the 2010 Washington General Election
Party: Independent Dem.
Elected Experience: Elected to the Washington State House of Representatives for the 31st Legislative District. Chairman of the House Public Safety Committee overseeing criminal justice issues for the state.
Other Professional Experience: 25-year veteran police detective and Commander of a 15-city Homicide & Violent Crimes Task Force. Chris is also an FAA certified Airline Transport Pilot.
Education: College degree in Aviation and extensive training by the state and federal government in law enforcement.
Community Service: Chris has been married to his wife, April, for 31 years; a son, Andrew, currently in the US Army, and daughter, Kimberly, in Enumclaw. Members of Calvary Presbyterian Church in Enumclaw.
Statement: As a veteran twenty-five year police detective, husband of a small business owner and father of a soldier injured in Iraq, Christopher Hurst understands our concerns and priorities. As our independent voice in Olympia, Chris voted against suspending voter approved I-960 and against raising taxes, made wise investments in education, and imposed tough sentences for sex and violent offenders. Chris is working to stimulate our economy; maintain a stable and responsible balanced budget; create jobs; protect citizens from criminals; and fight to see our tax dollars spent wisely.
Christopher Hurst: An Independent voice for citizens wanting solutions, not partisan politics.