A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 47 in the 2010 Washington General Election
Elected Experience: State Representative 2001-present; Covington Mayor Pro Tem and City Council Member 1997-2001
Other Professional Experience: Kent Firefighter and EMT; Firefighter and Inspector, The Boeing Company; Hull Technician & Damage Controlman, United States Navy
Education: Graduate, St. Louis High School, Honolulu, HI; Coursework, Highline, Bellevue, and Edmonds Community Colleges
Community Service: Volunteer - Kent Senior Center, Volunteer - Toys for Joy, Washington State Gambling Commission member; former Board of Directors, Communities in Schools of Kent; former small business owner; former Board Member, Kent Youth and Family Services; United States Navy Veteran
Statement: As a local Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician and our State Representative, Geoff Simpson responds when our families need help and delivers real results. Geoff's priorities are ours: strengthening the economy by supporting small businesses and creating family wage jobs; improving public schools and shielding our children from harmful budget cuts; fighting for a more frugal government with greater accountability and less bureaucracy; reducing waste and preventing higher sales taxes; helping seniors stay in their homes; safeguarding our communities from dangerous criminals; protecting consumers from fraud; reducing traffic congestion and improving our quality of life. Geoff Simpson works for us.