Bill Hilton

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Bill Hilton
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Candidate for
Washington House of Representatives, District 25b
PartyDemocratic
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Bill Hilton was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 25b of the Washington House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

Hilton's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt:"Building a strong economy should be the top priority of the Legislature. This starts by creating a business friendly environment to attract new jobs to our area. "

Education

  • Excerpt:"We need to support kids from the ground up to reduce the dropout rate of our students and increase the opportunity for affordable higher education in order to better prepare them for the jobs of today and tomorrow."

Transportation

  • Excerpt:"I will work to reduce long travel times and congestion in our community. Investing in infrastructure projects and roadways such as State Route 167, State Route 161 (Meridian), the Cross Base Highway, and bridges will benefit people and our community."

Partisanship

  • Excerpt:"We need a balanced approach to handling the budget. That means focusing on the basics by making cuts in discretionary spending, creating a path to recovery by ensuring job creation and retention, along with maintaining our public safety resources to protect our communities."

Public Safety

  • Excerpt:"I’ll fight to ensure our public safety officials have the resources and tools they need to keep us safe."

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hilton ran in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 25b. Hilton ran unopposed in the August 7 blanket primary election and was defeated by incumbent Hans Zeiger (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 25b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHans Zeiger Incumbent 56.8% 32,017
     Democratic Bill Hilton 43.2% 24,332
Total Votes 56,349

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