2016 Primary Voters' Guide
Legislative District 22 - State Representative Pos. 1

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Karen Johnson
(Prefers Democratic Party)

Elected Experience: None

Other Professional Experience: Professional, management and senior executive roles in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Ordained minister, nonprofit leader, strategic planner, organizational change agent and small business owner.

Education: Doctorate from Old Dominion University.

Community Service: Extensive portfolio advocating for the educational, economic, and social well being of children, youth and families. Gubernatorial appointee to the Washington State Commission on African American Affairs, conducting policy research and supporting successful advocacy events resulting in successful legislation. Olympia Capital Centennial Rotary Club President, Black Alliance of Thurston County Chair, Olympia YWCA and Thurston Community Media board member, and Thurston Thrives Coordinating Council At Large member.

Statement: I ask for your vote because I believe "that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." I want to connect with you, listen to you, and represent you as your State Representative. 

I am committed to working for schools where all children get a rigorous, globally relevant education, an environmentally sustainable economy that respects both working families and business owners who, together, create prosperity, as well as fully funded pensions and human services that honor the dignity of the disabled and mentally ill, veterans, elders, and children and families in need.

(360) 284-4041