A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 20 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election
Elected Experience: Representative Alexander is serving his seventh term in the House of Representatives. Serves as Ranking Republican on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. Prior to joining the legislature, Gary served as Olympia Port Commissioner.
Other Professional Experience: Gary currently serves as Deputy Auditor of Finance for Thurston County. Prior employment includes 25 years as a budget and program manager with state government and 9 years as an industrial engineer and chief financial officer in private industry.
Education: BA, University of Washington; MBA, Pacific Lutheran University
Community Service: Board of Directors for Washington State Historical Society and Thurston County Boys and Girls Club; North Thurston Kiwanis
Statement: Representative Gary Alexander does not believe in spending more than what we have and then asking our citizens for more taxes to make up the difference. Government must live within its means. Gary's top legislative goals are to create a sustainable and transparent budget with no new taxes; create and retain jobs in our local communities; provide a long-term flood relief solution; and provide market-based affordable health care choices.
With your vote, Gary will take his leadership back to Olympia to bring reason and financial soundness into the policies and budgets that will direct the future of our state.