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ELECTION: Kochmar has experience, integrity

Letter by Bruce Honda Susan Honda, Federal Way on Oct. 22, 2012 at 12:46 pm | No Comments »
October 22, 2012 2:24 pm

Linda Kochmar will represent the 30th District with thoughtfulness and integrity in the state Legislature. Kochmar has been as an elected official for 14 years. Experience counts, and she has had to face tough decisions and vote what’s best for Federal Way.

Kochmar knows when an issue is to be decided that she represents the 30th District and is able to listen to all sides and perspectives. She is able to reach out and bring together opposing viewpoints and find common ground; that makes good government. Kochmar asks the tough questions that help clarify issues with facts and data for the best outcome and reduce emotional responses.

We need more leaders like Kochmar who can bring compromise, cooperation and collaboration to Olympia. Her experience as a risk manager for Lakehaven Water District gives her an eye for looking ahead and a perspective for the big picture. Kochmar’s experience as council member, deputy mayor and mayor of Federal Way gives her a well- connected network of both Republicans and Democrats who can work together for the best results for Washington state.

Experience and integrity count. Help us send the best state representative for the 30th District Position 1 to Olympia. Vote for Linda Kochmar.

(Susan Honda is a Federal Way City Council member.)

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