A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 25 in the 2010 Washington General Election
Elected Experience: No information submitted
Other Professional Experience: Former President, Operating Engineers (IUOE Local 286); Former Secretary Treasurer, Pierce County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO.
Education: Anne High School; Seattle 3rd Grade Steam Engineer License
Community Service: Pierce County Economic Development Board; Tacoma-Pierce Chamber of Commerce; Cascade Regional Blood Services Board; Bates Technical College Advisory Council; United Way of Pierce County Board; Pierce County Careers Consortium Board; Navy Veteran serving 2 tours of duty in Viet Nam; Northwood Elementary and Edgemont Junior High PTA Statement: John Thompson is a lifelong advocate for working families, veterans, and families in need of strong, principled leadership. Throughout his career, John has dedicated his life to improving the business climate and lives of working families. As a dad, grandfather, and member of the Bates Technical College Advisory Council, John is committed to quality education and a reinvestment in vocational training. A Navy veteran, John has stood up for the rights of our military men and women.
As our Representative, he will continue building a strong economy, improving education, and creating jobs to create opportunity for residents across our district.