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Kurt Swanson

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 19 in the 2010 Washington General Election

Party: Republican

On this race:

Elected Experience: I am a first-time candidate. I have never run for or held public office before.

Other Professional Experience: I worked in the computer hardware for 12 years, telemarketing 3 ½ years, truck driving and currently food processing.

Education: I attended high school in Fridley, MN and I am a graduate of Northwestern Electronics Institute with a 2-year Associate of Electronics Technology degree.

Community Service: I have been on 2 short-term missions trips through my church, going to Mexico for 2 months in 1985 and France for 3 weeks in 1990.

Statement: I would describe myself as a God-fearing, patriotic, hard-working conservative average Joe, who lives from paycheck-to-paycheck, struggling to pay bills.

I have always had a strong desire to make a significant, positive difference in the world and carefully consider the best way to take action. I saw an opportunity to make a difference and that is why I'm running. I will do my best to lower taxes, reduce out-of-control spending and fight for sensible government.

Election results

Dean Takko (D) 26,361 59.40%
Kurt Swanson (R) 18,018 40.60%



Dean Takko