Dan Griffey

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Dan Griffey
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Candidate for
Washington House of Representatives, District 35a
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Dan Griffey is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 35a of the Washington House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

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

Jobs & Economy

  • Excerpt: "Protecting existing jobs and promoting a business friendly environment to create new ones is a top priority of mine."

Education

  • Excerpt: "All children deserve the same opportunities. They deserve the best teachers and the best environment in which to thrive. Our future depends on their success, and we must give them nothing short of what we expect from them- greatness."

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Excerpt: "We must remember that every dollar the state spends comes from a hardworking taxpayer. I believe we should base our budgets on actual revenues- not hoped for revenues. I am listing several ideas below for getting our budget back on track and preventing future spending problems."

Public Safety

  • Excerpt: "The number one responsibility of our elected officials is to protect the citizens’ individual rights and freedoms. I do believe a reasonable degree of security is necessary to allow for the exercise of these freedoms. I will always keep this in mind when weighing potential votes on legislation."

Transportation

  • Excerpt: "A well-connected infrastructure not only benefits the driving public, but also encourages new business in Washington, providing jobs and opportunities for economic growth."

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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 17, 2014. Incumbent Kathy Haigh (D) and Dan Griffey (R) defeated Josiah Rowell (R) in the primary. Haigh and Griffey will face off in the general election.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 35a Top Two Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Haigh Incumbent 49.7% 14,785
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Griffey 29.5% 8,775
     Republican Josiah Rowell 20.8% 6,171
Total Votes 29,731

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Griffey ran in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 35a. Griffey ran unopposed in the August 7 blanket primary election and was defeated by incumbent Kathy Haigh (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Washington House of Representatives, District 35a, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Haigh Incumbent 51.4% 33,263
     Republican Dan Griffey 48.6% 31,439
Total Votes 64,702

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dan Griffey ran for the Washington House of Representatives District 35a. He ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010, primary. He was defeated by Democrat Kathy Haigh in the November 2, 2010, general election.

Washington House of Representatives, District 35a Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Haigh (D) 17,727 50.33%
Green check mark transparent.png Daniel Griffey (R) 17,495 49.67%

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Griffey's endorsements include the following:[6]

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