Elected Experience: Brad Owen was elected as Washington State's 15th lieutenant governor in 1996 and re-elected since. Prior to his election as lieutenant governor, Owen served as Shelton finance commissioner from 1976-1979, as a member of the Washington State House of Representatives from 1976 - 1983, and in the Washington State Senate from 1983 - 1996.
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Community Service: Brad Owen is the chair of Washington State Mentors, as well as chair of the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations. He serves on the advisory board for the Drug Free America Foundation.
Statement: Brad Owen is a leader we can trust! Supported by democrats, republicans, business owners and labor leaders; he is known for being bipartisan and working with all members of the Washington State Senate! In these tough times, we need an experienced leader who knows how to get things done.
Elected as Washington State's fifteenth lieutenant governor, Brad Owens' top priority is to stimulate our economy and help create family wage jobs. He has traveled the world building economic alliances with friendly nations and wants to continue his work in helping Washington State businesses increase their share of the world markets. More than any other state, Washington depends on international trade and needs leaders who can market our products throughout the world.
Brad Owen is dedicated to making Washington a state for healthy kids and safe communities. He has made substance abuse prevention, anti bullying and child welfare as one of his top priorities in office. For the last two decades he traveled throughout the state with a musical, multi media program to deliver positive messages about substance abuse and bullying awareness to youth and for years has been chair of Washington State Mentors.
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