Chad Magendanz – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected State Representative District 5 Position #2, Washington

Washington State Republican Party
PO Box 1362Issaquah WA 98027
(425) 395-4895
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)

Core Tenets:

• Educate to fuel economic growth and create jobs

• Demand accountability for performance

• Promote free markets & fair business practices

• Budget based on priorities of government

• Champion fiscal responsibility

• Defend constitutional rights & civil liberties

Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Married 25 years with 2 teenage boys, resident of 5th Legislative District for 19 years

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Microsoft manager (1994-2004) for 16 products with over 20 patent awards, software design consultant (2004-)

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Stand for Children Team Leader, Kiwanis Club of Issaquah, Safe Roads for Issaquah, Eastside Transportation Association, American Legion

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Assistant Floor Leader, House Education Committee (Ranking Member), Higher Education Committee, Technology & Economic Development Committee, Quality Education Council, Career Education Opportunities Task Force, Online Learning Advisory Committee, Past President of Issaquah School Board

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

Unitarian Universalist

Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)

Rated “OUTSTANDING” by Municipal League of King County and Citizens Alliance for Property Rights.

Endorsed by: Seattle Times (8/14), Issaquah Press (10/12), Stand for Children, League of Education Voters, SEATTLE KingCounty REALTORS

2009 Washington State PTA Outstanding Advocate, 2013 Pioneer Award from the Digital Public Schools, 2013 Cornerstone Award from the Association of Washington Business

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

Electrical Engineering degree from Cornell University, Navy Nuclear Power School, Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute

Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)

U.S. Navy submarine officer (1985-97)

Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office

When elected to this office, I arrived with a commitment to support family-wage jobs, promote fiscal responsibility, encourage a world-class education system and stand up for constitutional rights and civil liberties. I have consistently followed through on those priorities, always putting our kids first, working collaboratively across party lines, and balancing the state budget without burdensome tax increases. Let's continue this important work!

Magendanz (06/16/2014)

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