Glenn H. Gaither

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Glenn Gaither
Candidate for
Washington House of Representatives, District 35b
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Marines
ProfessionCorrections officer and firearms instructor
Campaign website
Glenn Gaither was a 2012 Independent candidate for District 35b of the Washington House of Representatives.


Campaign themes


Gaither's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Safety
Excerpt: "The first priority of government at all levels should be to the safety of its citizens. This means we need to equip, train and back our firefighters, emergency medical providers, and law enforcement officers."
  • Getting People Back to Work
Excerpt: "The message coming from the governors office is that two-thirds of all new jobs will come from small business and the creation of new small businesses. ...These businesses need their hard earned dollars to grow and create the new jobs we so desperately need. Tax cuts equal economic growth and without economic growth we are simply broke."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Our education system takes 25 percent of our budget. For that kind of money we should not have a third of our students failing to graduate. ...Reading, writing, and math are the keys to a good education. We need to refocus on academics."



See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gaither ran in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 35b. Gaither was defeated by Lynda Ring-Erickson and Drew C. MacEwen in the August 7 blanket primary election. They face each other in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington State House of Representatives, District 35b Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDrew C. MacEwen 42.5% 14,088
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLynda Ring-Erickson 27.9% 9,265
     Democratic Jeff Davis 23.5% 7,788
     Independent Glenn H. Gaither 6.1% 2,009
Total Votes 33,150


Gaither is married and has three children.[4]

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