Legislative District 30, State Representative Pos. 1 (2 Year Term) Candidates

Jamila Taylor (D)

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Party: Democrat

 

Elected Experience:
None; I’m an attorney and small business owner running to make a difference for our community.


Other Professional Experience:
Attorney: Former Statewide Advocacy Counsel for Northwest Justice Project—managed legal aid attorneys assisting domestic violence survivors and other crime victims. Youth Advocate: Previously worked on youth intervention programs and violence reduction efforts. Small business owner: Private law practice and nonprofit consultant

Education:
JD, University of Oregon Law School; BA, Virginia State University

Community Service:
Federal Way Human Services Commission; BlackPast.org; Highline College Foundation; Girl Scouts; Housing Justice Project; caregiver for family members living with chronic illnesses

Statement:
We need leaders focused on economic recovery, homelessness, affordable housing, public safety, and quality healthcare. I’ve spent my career fighting for domestic violence survivors, seniors at risk of exploitation, and vulnerable youth and families. In uncertain times, I’ll ensure your voices are heard.

I’ll advocate for accountable government—investing to rebuild our economy, not bailing out the wealthy. I’ll use my legal knowledge and nonprofit management skills to maximize every dollar in our state budget. I’ve received the sole endorsement from the 30th District Democrats, Congressman Adam Smith, Senator Claire Wilson, and more. I’d be honored to earn your vote!

Contact:
(206) 486-5493
info@electjamilataylor.com

PO BOX 3996
FEDERAL WAY, WA 98063-3996
Candidate Website
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Cheryl Hurst (D)

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Elected Experience:
No elected experience

Other Professional Experience:
Cheryl runs Do the Right Thing, a 501c3 nonprofit that collaborates with public and private organizations to help meet the needs of at risk families with children. Former Community Liaison & Sales Manager, Qwest Communications, Former small business owner.

Education:
Graduate, Evergreen High School; Attended Highline Community College

Community Service:
Voted Best Community Volunteer by Federal Way Mirror 2019 & 2020. Founder “The March of Diapers,” which collects money, diapers & wipes to distribute to organizations that serve low income families. Vice President, Citizens for Federal Way Schools. Mentor, Communities in Schools. Former Member, Federal Way Rotary. Former Member, Federal Way Kiwanis.

Statement:
I’ve been engaged in community service for the past twenty years. There has never been such an urgent need for a committed & caring candidate as we get through this pandemic and work on getting our economy and our lives back to the new normal. I’ll bring my management experience, strong work ethic and my commitment to our communities to ensure we get back to having thriving businesses.

It’s my belief, we can work together to get results from Olympia for Federal Way, Milton, Algona, Pacific and the rest of South King County. Thank you, your vote matters.

Contact
Elect@cherylhurstforstaterep1.com
PO BOX 1672
MILTON, WA 98354-0342
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Martin Moore (R)

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Party:  Republican

 

Elected Experience:
City of Federal Way Councilmember, 2013-present

Other Professional Experience:
Executive Director at local non-profit; Guest Teacher at Federal Way Public Schools; Volunteered with Federal Way Community Caregiving Network, AmeriCorps, Parks Commission with City of Federal Way

Education:
Graduated from Decatur High School; earned B.A. from Saint Martin’s University; Certificate of Municipal Leadership and Advanced Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities; CERT Certified Emergency Certificate

Community Service:
Board of director and member of Multi-Service Center, Federal Way Symphony, Federal Way Lions Club

Statement:
I’m Federal Way City Councilmember Martin Moore, and I humbly ask for your vote. After being adopted from Bulgaria at age 8, I’ve been blessed to live in this district for the last 28 years. I know this community, and I know what it takes to lead.

In these uncertain times, Olympia needs leaders who put People Over Politics. As your representative, I will fight for our seniors, protect our working families, find innovative educational resources for our children, and support our first responders with independent leadership. These are challenging times. Working together will get us through them.

Contact
(253) 642-6019
Martin@VoteMoore.org
1600-B SW DASH POINT RD #342
FEDERAL WAY, WA 98023
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Janis Clark (R)

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Party:  Republican

 

Elected Experience:
Janis was elected to the Pierce County Charter Review Commission in 2005 & 2015 and helped to maintain our rights for the power of initiative to propose new legislation, the power of referendum to review previously adopted legislation and propose new amendments.

Other Professional Experience:
U.S. Army-Veteran, Captain, Honorable discharge. Founder & Chief Visionary Officer, Safe Homes, a 501c3, since 1995.

Education:
Washington Military Academy (OCS); Master of Science, Human Resources; Bachelor of Arts, Business Management; Associate of Arts & Science; High School Diploma.

Community Service:
National Association of University Women (NAUW); Co-Founder, WA State Women Ministerial Alliance; WA State Women’s Political Caucus Steering Committee.

Statement:
I am grateful for this opportunity to serve you with the commitment, compassion and consistency that brings about a better quality of life for all of us. I believe the key to success in responsible education funding and lowering property taxes is to address school funding first.

We must protect our seniors, disabled veterans, and other high-risk populations by obtaining better health care outcomes. Finally, we need real solutions to traffic congestion and a commitment to spark our small businesses, which are economic engines for innovation and job creation. I humbly ask for your vote.

Contact
(253) 330-6489
electjanisclark@gmail.com
PO BOX 3092
FEDERAL WAY, WA 98063
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