David Spring

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David Spring
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Former candidate for
Washington House of Representatives, District 5b
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWashington State University, 1974
Master'sUniversity of Washington, 2007
Personal
BirthdayOctober 2, 1951
Place of birthSeattle, WA
ProfessionDirector, Fair School Funding Coalition
ReligionChristian
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David Spring was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 5b of the Washington House of Representatives.[1] Spring ran unsuccessfully for the same seat in 2012 Democratic candidate for 2012.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Springs's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

We can create a Full Employment Economy with three simple steps:

  • Excerpt: "Step 1: Restore School Funding - by rolling back tax breaks for wealthy corporations."
  • Excerpt: "Step 2: Rebuild our economy - with a Public Bank to reduce the cost of public projects."
  • Excerpt: "Step 3: Revive our Democracy - by ending corporate kickbacks to political campaigns."

Elections

2014

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Colin Alexander (D) and Ryan Dean Burkett (I) were defeated by David Spring (D) and incumbent Chad Magendanz (R) in the primary. Spring was defeated by Magendanz in the general election.[1][3][4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 5b Top Two Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChad Magendanz Incumbent 56.4% 12,733
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Spring 32.7% 7,375
     Democratic Colin J. Alexander 6.8% 1,545
     Independent Ryan Dean Burkett 4% 907
Total Votes 22,560

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Spring ran in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 5b. Spring advanced past the August 7 blanket primary election and was defeated by Chad Magendanz (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Washington House of Representatives, District 5b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChad Magendanz 55.2% 35,961
     Democratic David Spring 44.8% 29,156
Total Votes 65,117
Washington State House of Representatives, District 5b Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChad Magendanz 53.5% 14,654
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Spring 42.1% 11,526
     Independent Ryan Dean Burkett 4.4% 1,202
Total Votes 27,382

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

David Spring ran for the Washington House of Representatives District 5b. He defeated Dean Willard in the August 17, 2010, primary and was defeated by Republican Glenn Anderson in the general election on November 2, 2010.[7]

Washington House of Representatives, District 5b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Glenn Anderson (R) 18,827 57.92%
Green check mark transparent.png David Spring (D) 8.144 25.05%
Dean Willard (D) 5,535 17.03%

Personal

Spring is divorced and has one child.[8]

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