2018 Primary Voters' Guide
Legislative District 8 - State Representative Pos. 2

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Matt Boehnke
(Prefers Republican Party)

Elected Experience: 2016 Kennewick City Councilman

Other Professional Experience: College Professor, retired US Army Senior Officer; Owner of Bravocon IT Services, Energy Northwest Cyber Security Project Manager, US Army Corps of Engineers Contracting Officer

Education: Graduate of Kamiakin High School 1986, Graduate of Eastern Washington University 1990, Graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 2000, Military education through Command & General Staff College.

Community Service: Arts Commissioner, Sunrise Rotarian, Water Follies Air Show Director, Tri City Americans Billet Family, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Lifetime member of the American Legion, National Rifle Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, member of the Washington Education Association & Columbia Basin Veterans Coalition.    

Statement: Matt pledges to listen first, then take actions to achieve the collective good. His demonstrated leadership with integrity provides the experience we need in Olympia.  Growing higher education is vital to meeting the community's needs. A robust workforce and education of our young people are investments in our future!

Matt supports researching technologies and developing new, and upgrading existing, facilities and protecting the grid from threats.  Creating jobs is key to a strong economy; therefore, we must decrease unnecessary regulations that drive up costs. The district must be open for business and actively recruit and retain businesses and industries.

(509) 946-5406