Matt Richardson

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Matt Richardson
Candidate for
Washington State Senate, District 31

Political party Republican
Matt Richardson was a Republican candidate for District 31, Washington State Senate. The primary election was on August 17, 2010. The state legislative general election was on November 2, 2010.



See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2010

Matt Richardson ran for the Washington State Senate District 31. He was opposed by Pam Roach (R), Ron Weigelt (D) and Raymond Bunk(D) in the August 17, 2010 primary. He was defeated by his opponent in the general election on November 2, 2010 Pam Roach (R).[1]

Washington State Senate, District 31 Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngPam Roach (R) 10,406 40.90%
Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Richardson (R) 5,798 22.79%
Ron Weigelt (D) 5,043 19.82%
Raymond Bunk (D) 4,193 16.48%

Campaign themes

Richardson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Jobs and Economic Security
Excerpt: "I believe in Fair-Trade and an equal playing field for out goods and services. I promise to defend the people, our families and the workers of our state."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Our State Constitution makes K-12 education a paramount priority which needs more stable funding for the sake of our students and our future. In higher education, regulations on colleges and vocational institutions need to be relaxed, and funding sources stabilized."
  • Balanced Budget and Taxes
Excerpt: "I opposed the repeal of I-960 and would support the re-passage of a stronger measure that requires a 2/3rds majority to raise taxes."
  • Transportation and Flooding
Excerpt: "I believe that flooding protection, mitigation programs, and wildlife habitat improvements up and down our rivers are the best solutions for all concerned."[2]

External links

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