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I’m Tim Sheldon, your Democratic Senator from the 35th Legislative District. My district includes Mason County and portions of Kitsap and Thurston counties.

As a member of the Majority Coalition Caucus, I am dedicated to bringing private sector jobs back to our community, improving education through funding and innovation, and passing a sustainable budget without raising taxes.

I want to thank all who have participated in my previous legislative surveys, and urge you to respond to this year’s questionnaire. You have made it clear you believe as I do, that fiscal responsibility must be maintained even at a time when the state’s finances are improving. You can see the results of last year’s survey here.

My commitment in politics is very clear… it’s to YOU. I have always believed that the values and concerns of my district should be held above my own, and I will always hold that belief. No matter what the issue is, I follow your lead.

Tim Sheldon

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Session ends on a note of fiscal responsibility, 35th District lawmakers say Session ends on a note of fiscal responsibility, 35th District lawmakers say
Legislature provides for Mason County veterans’ home, skills center, Turner Joy OLYMPIA – The three lawmakers who represent the southwest Sound’s 35th Legislative District say the 2016 legislative session may have been a bit messy, but the outcome was a big thumbs up for fiscal responsibility. It took 20 days...
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Session ends on a note of fiscal responsibility, 35th District lawmakers say Session ends on a note of fiscal responsibility, 35th District lawmakers say
Legislature provides for Mason County veterans’ home, skills center, Turner Joy OLYMPIA – The three lawmakers who represent the southwest Sound’s 35th Legislative District say the 2016 legislative session may have been a bit messy, but the outcome was a big thumbs up for fiscal responsibility. It took 20 days...
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Sheldon announces results of 2016 legislative survey Sheldon announces results of 2016 legislative survey
Here’s what residents of the 35th Legislative District are saying about top political issues Here are the results of Sen. Tim Sheldon’s 2016 legislative survey. Sen. Sheldon circulated his annual survey in a newsletter mailed to residents of the 35th Legislative District, and also made it available online. Some 301...
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Democrat Sheldon says party out of step on two-thirds for taxes rule Democrat Sheldon says party out of step on two-thirds for taxes rule
Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, offered the following statement Friday following the Senate’s rejection of a two-thirds-for-taxes constitutional amendment. Senate Joint Resolution 8211 would have allowed Washington voters to decide in November whether a two-thirds vote of the Legislature should be required for tax increases. The measure required a two-thirds vote...
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