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Kristine Lytton

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 40 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Democrat


On this race:

Elected Experience: President, Anacortes School Board (two terms presiding); leading her school district to more efficiency, better student scores, while also passing local levy during the recession.

Other Professional Experience: Shell Oil Company, Financial/Accounting Departments Citicorp Executive Development Center, Senior Financial Analyst, then Operations Manager

Education: Southern Illinois University, University of Missouri, Lewis & Clark Community College (Godfrey, Ill.)

Community Service: Vice-President, Anacortes Schools Foundation, Board member, Anacortes Senior College Board, President and Legislative Chair of the Anacortes PTA.

Statement: Life is about playing well with others - something the legislature has forgotten. I know how to work with others. I have the proven leadership skills to make the tough choices necessary to work within the budget. I offer what Olympia needs: negotiating skills, putting education first, and experience keeping costs down. Endorsements: League of Education Voters, American Federation of Teachers.

I'm a hard-working mom and elected official with a lifetime of experience working with people to get the real work done. I have strong Democratic values, but partisanship has gone too far: we need to get things moving again.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Kristine Lytton (D) 8,896 26.31 %
Mike Newman (R) 5,876 17.38 %
Tom Pasma (D) 5,308 15.70 %
Dusty Gulleson (R) 5,295 15.66 %
Thomas Boucher (D) 2,698 7.98 %
Donna R. Miller (R) 2,579 7.63 %
Chuck Carrell (R) 1,487 4.40 %
Justin Van Dyk (D) 1,027 3.04 %
Doug (Yoshe) Revelle (H) 647 1.91 %

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Competitors

Mike Newman

Republican

Tom Pasma

Democrat

Dusty Gulleson

Republican

Thomas Boucher

Democrat

Donna R. Miller

Republican

Chuck Carrell

Republican

Justin Van Dyk

Democrat