Asa Jay Laughton (R) 3rd District State Rep. Pos. No. 1 Resume: 32, arrived in Spokane area in 1975 … Medical Lake High School, graduated from Spokane Community college, master sgt. Washington Air National Guard … Itron electronics technician, Spokane Area Young Republicans … Single, no children..
Finances: Raised about $1,100, almost half of it his own money.
Why he’s running:”I want to be one of the people who can make a difference for the future generation. I feel that things need to change better for our kids.”
What he’ll do first: “The biggest thing we have to look at is the welfare program. We need to do it fast, because there’s too many people scared” about what is going to happen with the new federal reforms.