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February 5, 2017 Op-Ed: You walked, now run
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Across Washington State, thousands of women, families of diverse communities, and members of the LGBTQ community took to the streets in a peaceful protest to stand up for equality, civil and women’s rights, and religious freedom.

It was an inspiring day, but one we can all agree must be followed by longer term action.

With over 50% women in the Democratic Caucus in the Washington State House of Representatives—one of only four women-dominated chambers in the country and the most diverse we have ever been--we have a request of you: run for public office.

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Each of us has a different story about what finally pushed us into running. Fully funding our kids’ public education after decades of legislative delay. A road safety issue. Pursuing social justice. A desire to bring business acumen to the table to solve complex economic issues. Protecting the environment for the next generations.

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