A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 45 in the 2010 Washington General Election
On this race:
Elected Experience: No previous elected experience.
Other Professional Experience: Sergeant, Seattle Police Department; 25 years Washington law enforcement. Past President of Seattle Police Officers Guild, the largest independent police union in the Northwest.
Education: Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, Police Academy; Police Administration & Leadership Certification, University of Washington.
Community Service: Volunteer, Ronald McDonald House Holiday Cruise; Executive Board Member, Behind the Badge Foundation; Co-Founder, Safe Call Now, a 24-hour call line to support public safety workers in need. Past Community Service: Kevin and wife Kimberly have been active parent-volunteers with Cub Scouts, Parent Teacher Student Association, Carnation Little League and the volunteer fire department.
Statement: Kevin Haistings has two priorities: creating an environment that keeps and attracts family-wage jobs and restructuring government spending to ensure education, public safety and roads are priority state investments. Haistings is interested in progress over partisan politics and will bring new leadership and ideas to Olympia.
Haistings opponent Roger Goodman voted yes on $800 million in new taxes in 2010. Haistings would have voted no. His opponent also ignored the will of the voters and suspended voter-approved Initiative 960. As your Representative, Haistings will respect the will of the voter. Vote for new energy and ideas. Vote Haistings for Representative.