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Sunday, March 29, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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On this race:

Elected Experience: 35th District State Representative 2009-2010, Griffin School Board Director 1995-2004

Other Professional Experience: Self-employed real estate renovator, manager; Wrote federal legislation granting telecommunications access for rural citizens; Attorney for FCC; Helped start local radio station; Former owner, Lynch Paint Company; Honorable service, US Army.

Education: B.A., Johns Hopkins University; J.D., Fordham University School of Law

Community Service: North Mason, Bremerton, and Shelton Chambers of Commerce; Mason County Economic Development Council, Rotary Club, Navy League, Mason General Hospital Foundation Board, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Bremerton Trap and Skeet Club, Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group, Washington State Bar Association

Statement: Fred Finn is running for reelection as our State Representative to continue putting his experience in business, education, our community, and military to work for us in Olympia. In his first term, he earned a reputation as someone who has common sense, works hard, is fiscally responsible, and is an independent voice for our district. Despite serving on seven committees and commissions, Fred didn't miss a single floor vote. His efforts include creating jobs, reforming education, improving water quality, providing stable salmon enhancement funding, and moving the Belfair Bypass project forward. Fred Finn has the experience to make a difference.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Fred Finn (D) 29,217 53.48 %
Linda Simpson (R) 25,418 46.52 %

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