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|Alaska House of Representatives, District 12|
|January 26, 2015 - Present|
|January 22, 2017|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|High school||Service High School|
|Other||Alaska Business College|
|Profession||Small business owner, real estate investment|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Tilton served on the following committees:
|Alaska Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Community & Regional Affairs, Chair|
|• Labor & Commerce|
|• Economic Development, Trade & Tourism|
Tilton submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:
|“||I am a limited government conservative and believe in applying sound business practices and concepts to make government more efficient.||”|
Tilton listed the following issues on her campaign website:
- Excerpt: "Unquestionably, the most important issue we must address, especially in this election cycle is our fiscal stability. It isn’t only about reducing spending, streamlining government services and more thoughtfully prioritizing spending; nor is it only about a sensible tax structure that encourages private investment and helping our economy grow to increase our revenue stream—it must be about both!"
- Excerpt: "Increasing revenue is a critical component to stabilizing our state finances. This is why I strongly supported SB 21 and strongly oppose ballot measure 1. While our oil and gas resources are exactly that—OURS!; we need dependable and experienced private sector partners to help the state of Alaska monetize those resources. State government doesn’t have the expertise to develop our petroleum, and I don’t believe that is the function of state government."
- Second amendment"
- Excerpt: " I fully support existing Alaska gun ownership laws including the “Castle” and “Stand your ground” doctrines."
- Public safety
- Excerpt: "The recent tragedy in Tanana that left two of our State Troopers dead, highlighted the need for changes in Alaska Statute like allowing Village Public Safety Officers (VPSOs) to carry firearms. Fortunately, that bill is awaiting the Governor’s signature, but we must be more vigilant and proactive to prevent these tragedies in the future."
- Excerpt: "One of the most effective ways to reduce the money we spend on corrections is to adopt strategies to reduce individuals from re-offending (recidivism). As a member of the House Finance Committee staff, I had the opportunity to work closely with Sen. John Coghill’s office on his omnibus crime bill (SB 64) and include provisions designed to reduce recidivism by helping non-violent offenders re-enter the workforce. As your legislator, I will work to implement programs aimed at recidivism reduction."
- Excerpt: "Both in Alaska and around the country, there is a growing trend toward alternative approaches from the traditional public school model. Homeschooling, charter schools and school choice continue to increase in the matrix of options for K12 education and in the dialogue about how decision makers wrestle with the complicated issue of public education. We need to carefully consider every option available to provide our kids the best education possible."
- Land access
- Excerpt: "I support the mission and work of the Citizen’s Advisory Commission on Federal Areas (CACFA) and will look for ways to increase their role in helping Alaska manage its land and work with the federal government in developing policies that impact Alaskan’s access to those lands."
- Excerpt: " I will support Chinook abundance research efforts so Alaskans will continue to have dependable access to this valuable and iconic resource...I will work with stakeholder groups and our congressional delegation to advance state control of halibut management."
- Legislative process and transparency
- Excerpt:"I support maintaining the 90 day legislative session. I will work with House and Senate leadership to make changes to the Uniform Rules to allow for greater committee work during interim periods...I intend to set aside entire days of committee hearings designated solely for public testimony for any committees I chair, and I will encourage other committee chairs to do the same."
Elections for the office of Alaska House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 19, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Gretchen Wehmhoff was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Cathy Tilton defeated Ronald G. "Ron" Arvin in the Republican primary. Tilton defeated Wehmhoff in the general election.
|Alaska House of Representatives, District 12, General Election, 2014|
|Alaska House of Representatives, District 12 Republican Primary, 2014|
In 2014, Tilton's endorsements included the following:
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- Alaska State Legislature
- Alaska House of Representatives
- Alaska House Committees
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- Profile from the Alaska House of Representatives
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Cathy Tilton on Facebook
- Cathy Tilton, "About," accessed June 17, 2014
- Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on June 10, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Cathy Tilton, "Issues," accessed August 3, 2014
- Alaska Secretary of State, "Official primary candidate list," accessed June 4, 2014
- Alaska Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed January 1, 2015
- Alaska Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed September 11, 2014
- Alaska Secretary of State, "Official General Election Results," accessed November 25, 2014
- Cathytilton.com, "Main page," accessed July 24, 2014
Dan Saddler (R)
|Alaska House of Representatives District 12
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