Saturday, July 23, 2016
Incumbent 46th Legislative District State Rep. Gerry Pollet recently sent a statement introducing himself to voters. His opponent, Libertarian Stephanie Heart Viskovich, has not sent a statement.
The two are running on the August 2 primary-election ballot with both likely to advance to the November 8 general election.
The 46th District includes Lake Forest Park, Kenmore and northeast Seattle.
Here are the introductory statements:
Legislative District 46, Representative Position 1
Gerry Pollet (Prefers Democratic Party)
I ask to continue serving as your State Representative to make our tax system more fair, champion schools, make college affordable, protect our environment and consumers.
I am deeply involved in our community – from reducing overcrowding in our schools to protecting Lake Washington. I understand higher education as a faculty member at the UW School of Public Health.
2014 and 2015 Higher Education “Legislator of the Year.”
I lead efforts to close corporate tax loopholes; and, have passed legislation ending predatory car towing, and the first law in the nation to protect our youth from being addicted to e-cigarettes.
Stephanie Heart Viskovich (Prefers Libertarian Party)
Has not responded to requests for a statement.