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Master Builders announce Pierce County endorsements

Post by David Wickert on May 12, 2010 at 11:00 am |
May 12, 2010 10:25 am

The Master Builders Association of Pierce County today announced a list of candidates it’s endorsing for state and county offices. Among those winning the organization’s approval: Pierce County Council candidates Dan Roach (Republican, District 1) and Rick Talbert (Democrat, District 5).

The association represents more than 825 builders and other companies in the county. Because its endorsement often comes with sizable campaign contributions, the MBA is considered the 800-pound gorilla of Pierce County politics. Or has the housing slump made it the 600-pound gorilla?

Read the list of endorsements below.

Contact:  Tiffany Speir
For Immediate Release: Asst. EO / Government Affairs Director
May 12, 2010 (253) 272-2112, ext. 105
mailto:membership@mbapierce.com tspeir@mbapierce.com

MBA of Pierce County Endorses in County Council, State Legislative Races

At its May board meeting, the Master Builders Association of Pierce County (MBA) voted to endorse the following political candidates:

Pierce County Council:

District 1:  Dan Roach (R)

District 5:  Rick Talbert (D)

Pierce County Auditor: Julie Anderson (NP)

State Senator:

District 26:  Derek Kilmer (D)

District 31:  Pam Roach (R)

State Representative:

District 2, Pos. 1:  Jim McCune (R)

District 2, Pos. 2:  JT Wilcox (R)

District 25 Pos. 1:  Bruce Dammeier (R)

District 25 Pos. 2:  Hans Zeiger (R)

District 26 Pos. 1:  Jan Angel (R)

District 26 Pos. 2:  Larry Seaquist (D)

District 28 Pos. 1:  Troy Kelley (D)

District 31 Pos. 1:  Shawn Bunney (R)

District 31 Pos. 2:  Christopher Hurst (D)

Master Builders Association of Pierce County (MBA) is a non-profit trade association comprised of more than 825 builder and associate member companies employing over 8,000 people in Pierce County. The MBA’s mission is to promote, through membership involvement; legislative action, networking and education, the opportunity for affordable housing to all, while striving to maintain the highest ethical standards.

For more information, please contact Tiffany Speir at (253) 272-2112 ext. 105.

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