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Shelly Short

A candidate for State Representative, Pos. 1, Legislative District 7 (Northeastern Washington) in the 2012 Washington General Election

Party: Republican

Age: 55

City: Addy, WA

Occupation: State representative

Education: Attended Spokane Community College and Eastern Washington University.

Work Experience: Former legislative aide to George Nethercutt, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Joel Kretz; former paralegal.

Political Experience: Elected state House in 2008; serves as ranking Republican on Environment Committee.

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