Bob Lewis

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Bob Lewis
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Washington House of Representatives, District 21b
Former candidate
PartyGreen
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionGrocery store management
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Bob Lewis was a 2014 Green candidate for District 21b of the Washington House of Representatives.[1]

Biography

Lewis is a long time resident of the Puget Sound region of Washington state.[2]

After working as a shop steward with SEIU Local 6 and UFCW 21, Lewis is now a manager of a family-owned grocery store.[2]

Additionally, Lewis is a social justice blogger. He runs is own blog and is a contributor to two other blogs.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Lewis's campaign website highlights the following issues:[3]

Justice Reform

  • Excerpt: "There are two types of people in this country: those that believe there is nothing wrong with our justice system, and those that have had any contact with it whatsoever."

Protecting the Environment

  • Excerpt: "As Washingtonians, we are privileged to live in an area replete with such natural beauty."

Civil Rights

  • Excerpt: "Our government must work to protect the rights of all of its citizens."

Building a Sustainable Economy

  • Excerpt: "We need to look forward and meet the challenges of the coming decades at both the local and global level."

Reduce Income Inequality

  • Excerpt: "Do you want to know the quickest way to reduce violent crime? Reduce income inequality."

Elections

2014

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 49 districts (98 seats) in the Washington House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A blanket primary election took place on August 5, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 17, 2014. Incumbent Lillian Ortiz-Self (D) and Jeff Scherrer (R) defeated Ed Wegner (I) and Bob Lewis (Green) in the primary. Ortiz-Self and Scherrer will face off in the general election.[1][4]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Lewis's endorsements include the following:[5]

  • Mike LaPointe
  • I-1329 Wamend
  • Green Party of Snohomish County
  • Green Party of Washington State
  • Green Party of the United States
  • Green Party of Seattle
  • Progressive Party of Washington State

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