Elected Experience: No information
Other Professional Experience: Pierre served three years on active duty in the U.S. Army, followed by more
than five years in the Washington National Guard at Camp Murray. He has been
driving trucks for over 20 years.
Education: High school
diploma; credits from Pierce College
Community Service: Pierre and
his wife Jeong In are active in their children's schools in Tacoma. They
provide hours of community service at St. Patrick's Catholic School and Puget
Sound Dance Academy. They are supportive parents for Hard Work Beats Talent Sports
(HWBT), to sustain and encourage children in East Tacoma and fundraisers at
Bellarmine Preparatory School.
Statement: Pierre came to
Tacoma in 1985 as a young U.S. Army soldier stationed at Fort Lewis, and he has
lived in Pierce County ever since. An immigrant from Haiti, Pierre fell in love
with Mount Rainier and the beautiful scenery of the Northwest. He and his wife
Jeong In, an immigrant from South Korea, are raising their two children in our
Pierre is a working man who drives trucks for a living, but he has grown tired
of politics as usual in Olympia. He is running for the State Senate because
South Tacoma, Lakewood, Parkland, and Spanaway need new representation. He
knows that his neighbors are ready for change.
The incumbent is out of touch with his
constituents. He has voted repeatedly to
raise taxes, and he voted against tax relief.
Pierre will fight for three things as your State
Senator: First, lower property
taxes. Second, lower car tabs. Third,
lower crime rates. Pierre is deeply
connected to our community and determined to give back as our next State