Kevin Van De Wege
A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 24 in the 2010 Washington General Election
On this race: Elected Experience: Elected to the Washington State House of Representatives 2007-2010 currently serving as Deputy Majority Whip.
Other Professional Experience: Working as a firefighter and paramedic has made me intimately familiar to the unique challenges our district faces. I know what issues we face here at home, what needs to be done in Olympia, and how to get results for our community.
Education: BA in Social Science from Washington State University; Fire Command Degree from Edmonds Community College; Paramedic Certification from Northwest Medical Training.
Community Service: Member of the Port Angeles Chamber, Clallam Economic Council, and term served on Washington State Veterans and Military Affairs Committee.
Statement: A firefighter, husband, and father of two young children, Kevin Van De Wege has a track record of effective leadership. Whether it's stopping a general sales tax increase, creating family wage jobs, strengthening our schools, protecting 2nd Amendment rights, championing performance based budgets, or preserving our timber economy, Kevin is committed to making government work better by listening at home and leading in Olympia.
Creating jobs, improving education, and holding government accountable: Kevin will continue to get results on our priorities. Kevin Van De Wege, an independent voice for citizens who want solutions, not partisan politics, in Olympia.