u 2010 Washington Primary Election

Rodrigo M. Yanez

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 47 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Republican

On this race: Elected Experience: No information submitted

Other Professional Experience: Ten Years: Owner Kent WA company marketing PNW specialty crop commodities throughout the world. Two Years: Export Manager Canadian company developing markets for specialty crops in Latin America. Five Years: Director of Trade Programs Saskatchewan Government: Increased export opportunities for Saskatchewan companies,

Education: University of Chile: International Sales and Marketing Additional CE: Finance, Government, HR Management

Community Service: UW Center for International Business and Education Research International Trade Conference; Bellevue Community College VP /Board Washington State/Chile Partners of the Americas. US Dry Pea and Lentil Council, US Dry Bean Council, Canadian Institute of International Affairs, Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce, 

Statement: I am not a professional politician. I earn my living exporting northwest agricultural products.  Last year, I brought tens of millions of dollars into our economy; sustaining thousands of real jobs for real people. So, I am troubled when politicians tax small businesses and working families just to protect government jobs. 

Taxing a builder just to pay a bureaucrat does not make the economy stronger.  Only more private sector jobs do that.  The incumbent politicians just don't get it.  If we love our children, we owe them a fiscally sound state.  We have to fix this.  Are you with me?

Competitors

Pat Sullivan Democrat

Last updated: Sept. 1, 12:18 p.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Pat Sullivan (D) 13,516 54.59%
Rodrigo M. Yanez (R) 11,245 45.41%
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