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Tuesday, September 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Elected Experience: State Representative - elected 2008

Other Professional Experience: Business Development for MacKay & Sposito,consulting firm 2008 - present. As Governor Gregoire’s local representative, I was the primary point of contact for any community issue or concern in southwest Washington. As Citizen Advocate, for the City of Vancouver I addressed and resolved more than 4,500 requests, complaints and concerns. As a Mediator, I established the Clark County Juvenile Court’s Victim-Offender Mediation program.

Education: M.A. Peace Studies, University of Bradford, England. B.S. History, Oregon State University.

Community Service: Leadership Clark County Board, Rotary, National Policy Consensus Initiative Board. Married with two young daughters. 

Statement: As your State Representative, I've used my previous work experience in dispute resolution, problem solving and community advocacy to deliver results for Clark County families. I have worked successfully to make targeted investments to strengthen our economy and our community, improve our schools and protect WSU Vancouver and Clark College, safeguard our most vulnerable citizens and preserve our environment.  

I'm proud to be endorsed by unions and business owners, teachers, nurses, firefighters, police, and hundreds of local-families. Working together we can continue making our community a better place to live, to work and to raise a family.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Jim Jacks (D) 13,337 55.65 %
Bill Cismar (R) 10,629 44.35 %

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Bill Cismar