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Chris Reykdal

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 22 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Democrat

City: Tumwater, WA

Age: 44

Education: Graduated from Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Washington. Earned bachelor’s degree in social studies from Washington State University. Earned master’s in public administration from the University of North Carolina.

Work experience: Associate director for the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, where he has worked since 2002.

Political experience: In his third term as a state representative. Serves as vice chairman of the state House Education Committee. Former member of the Tumwater School District board.

Family: Married. Has two children.

On this race:

Elected Experience: Tumwater School Board, Currently

Other Professional Experience: Current Deputy Executive Director, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges; Former Staff Member, Washington State Senate Transportation Committee; Former High School History Teacher

Education: K-12 in Public Schools!; B.A. in Social Studies and a Teaching Certificate, Washington State University; Masters in Public Administration, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Community Service: Married to Kim and raising two amazing kids, Carter and Kennedy; Three years as Tumwater Planning Commissioner; Current Trustee, College Spark Washington Board (focused on getting low-income kids into and through college); YMCA Volunteer, Youth Sports; Southwest Soccer Association, Player and Coach 

Statement: It's time for an honest conversation about tax reform!  I survived a childhood of poverty because of courageous case workers and an education system that rewarded my hard work and determination.  Now, critical programs aimed at protecting vulnerable families, schools, the environment, and senior citizens are at risk!  We need a fair tax system to fund the things we care deeply about.

Representative Brendan Williams, the Federation of State Employees, State Labor Council, teachers, firefighters, and over fifty community leaders have endorsed my campaign; I now need your vote to be your advocate in the legislature.  Thank you!

Election results

Jason Hearn (G) 11,796 34.28%
Chris Reykdal (D) 9,322 27.09%
Stew Henderson (D) 7,950 23.10%
Judi Hoefling (D) 2,701 7.85%
Steve Robinson (P) 1,741 5.06%
Jeremy Miller (D) 514 1.49%
F. G. (Fred) Jensen (P) 390 1.13%



Stew Henderson


Judi Hoefling


Steve Robinson

Progressive Dem

F. G. (Fred) Jensen

Prolife Democrat

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