CANDIDATES FOR THE 27TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT HOUSE
Occupation: Tacoma City Council member; director, WSU Extension Energy Program.
Education: bachelor’s degree in political science, University of Washington; master’s degree in public administration, University of Puget Sound.
Civic experience includes: Vice chairman, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency; board member, Association of Washington Cities; former president, First Place for Children; former board member, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
Total raised, spent: $121,893, $95,358.
Top donors include: Citizens for Better Government, $1,800; Loren Cohen of Ruston, $1,800; Premera Blue Cross; $1,800; WA Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association, $1,800; WA Federation of State Employees, $1,800.
Occupation: Tacoma City Council member; executive director, Fair Housing Center of Washington.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in community service & public affairs, University of Oregon; master’s certificate from Boston College in Women in Politics and Government.
Civic experience includes: Executive Board, Puget Sound Regional Council; Tacoma Arts Commissioner; governor’s appointee to Affordable Housing Advisory Board; former ombudsman on aging, Pierce County.
Total raised, spent: $88,972, $56,902.
Top donors include: Randy Clark of Tacoma, $1,800; Dave Ditlemore of Tacoma, $1,800; SEIU Healthcare 1199 NW, $1,800; SEIU Healthcare 775 NW, $1,800; Washington Affordable Housing Council, $1,800.