Elected Experience: Elected to the Washington State House of Representatives for the 31st Legislative District. Chairman of the House Public Safety Committee overseeing criminal justice issues for the state.
Other Professional Experience: 25-year veteran police detective and Commander of a 15-city Homicide & Violent Crimes Task Force. Chris is also an FAA certified Airline Transport Pilot.
Education: College degree in Aviation and extensive training by the state and federal government in law enforcement.
Community Service: Chris has been married to his wife, April, for 33 years; a son, Andrew, currently in the US Army, and daughter, Kimberly, in Enumclaw. Members of Calvary Presbyterian Church in Enumclaw.
Statement: As a veteran twenty-five year police detective, husband of a small business owner and father of a soldier injured in Iraq, Christopher Hurst understands our concerns and priorities. As our independent voice in Olympia, Chris voted to restructure our state budget and against raising taxes, made wise investments in education, and imposed tough sentences for sex and violent offenders. Chris is working to stimulate our economy; maintain a stable and responsible balanced budget; create jobs; protect citizens from criminals; and fight to see our tax dollars spent wisely.
Christopher Hurst: An Independent voice for citizens wanting solutions, not partisan politics.