|Washington House of Representatives, District 35a|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
Griffey's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Jobs & Economy
- Excerpt: "Protecting existing jobs and promoting a business friendly environment to create new ones is a top priority of mine."
- 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."
- 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."
- 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."
- 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 for all 49 districts (98 seats) in the Washington House of Representatives took place in 2014. A blanket primary election took place on August 5, 2014. The general election was 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 was defeated by Griffey in the general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 35a General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Kathy Haigh Incumbent||49.5%||23,491|
|Washington House of Representatives, District 35a Top Two Primary, 2014|
|Democratic||Kathy Haigh Incumbent||49.7%||14,785|
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.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 35a, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Kathy Haigh Incumbent||51.4%||33,263|
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)|
|Kathy Haigh (D)||17,727||50.33%|
|Daniel Griffey (R)||17,495||49.67%|
In 2014, Griffey's endorsements included the following:
- State Representative Elizabeth Scott
- State Representative David Taylor
- State Representative Jason Overstreet
- State Representative Matt Shea
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- Official campaign website
- Dan Griffey on Facebook
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- Profile by Vote-USA
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Griffey 4 State House, "Issues," accessed July 15, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "2014 Candidates Who Have Filed," accessed May 20, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "August 5, 2014 Primary Results," accessed August 5, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "Official general election results, 2014," accessed December 2, 2014
- C-SPAN, "AP Election Results - Washington State House of Representatives," accessed August 7, 2012
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," May 23, 2012
- Griffey 4 State House, "Endorsements," accessed July 15, 2014
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