A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 40 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election
Elected Experience: Appointed Bothell Planning Commission 6 years. Elected Bothell City Council 4 years.
Other Professional Experience: Internal Revenue Service Investigator 39 years charged with investigating tax haven schemes, tax shelter promoters, white collar crime and expert witness in trial proceedings.
Education: BS in Business Administration and Accounting.
Community Service: President Guemes Island Property Owners Association, Alverson Tract Owners Association. Treasurer Guemes Island Planning and Advisory Committee, Guemes Island Community Center Association and North Sound Alliance. Suicide Prevention Hot Line responder Anchorage and Smart Recovery Programs Group Facilitator 11 years Monroe Correctional Complex. Thirty years political activist, last ten as Chair,Green Party of Skagit County.
Statement: The incumbent has received over 90% of his campaign contributions over the past ten years from corporate interests. Whose interests do you think he reflects? Howard limits politcal contributions to human beings. Howard promises to emphacize the following issues when elected: campaign finance reform, ending the top two primary election process, revoking corporate personhood, enacting universal single payer health care, bringing our troops home from foreign conflicts, supporting climate stewardship legislation and protecting Social Security and Medicare. Howard will listed to and respond to the issues raised by human beings and their representatives in the political arena.