Eleanor Walters

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Eleanor Walters
Candidate for
Washington House of Representatives, District 39b
Bachelor'sPublic Affairs, University of Oregon, 1979
J.D.Gonzaga University School of Law, 1994
ProfessionContract Management, Policy Advocacy
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Eleanor Walters was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 39b of the Washington House of Representatives.


Campaign themes


Bond's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Education
Excerpt: "A strong educational system is the key to economic recovery and a stable job market for years to come. We must prepare students for fields including new energy and rapidly expanding technology. And with aerospace a huge part of our region, we need to ensure we are meeting the demand for machinists and other skilled positions."
  • Transportation
Excerpt: "US 2 and Highway 9 are major thoroughfares in the 39th LD. It’s vital to invest in upkeep and safety upgrades to prevent accidents. In addition, public transit options should be evaluated and implemented where possible."
  • Public Safety
Excerpt: "First responders (Police, Fire, EMT) must be fully prepared and equipped to do their jobs. This isn’t the place to cut corners. I won’t stand for taking chances with public safety."
  • Economic Stability and Conservation
Excerpt: "From major retailers to mom-and-pop stores, from sprawling farmland to small farmers markets, the goal must be to encourage business growth while protecting our way of life. I will work hard to strike a balance – the jobs we need to go along with the conservation we demand."



See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Walters ran in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 39b. Walters advanced past the August 7 blanket primary election and was defeated by Elizabeth Scott (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 39b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElizabeth Scott 53.5% 30,667
     Democratic Eleanor Walters 46.5% 26,705
Total Votes 57,372
Washington State House of Representatives, District 39b Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEleanor Walters 29.2% 7,730
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElizabeth Scott 25.8% 6,830
     Republican Robert G. Zimmerman 22.5% 5,943
     Democratic Jocelynne Fallgatter 13.2% 3,492
     Republican Robert Pilgrim 6.8% 1,793
     Republican Gregory Dean Lemke 2.6% 677
Total Votes 26,465


See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Eleanor Walters ran for the Washington House of Representatives District 39a. She ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. She was defeated by Republican Dan Kristiansen in the November 2, 2010 general election.[4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 39a Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Kristiansen (R) 17,967 62.71%
Green check mark transparent.png Eleanor Walters (D) 10,685 37.29%

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