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  Reichert, Dave
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2011-01-01  
 
NameDave Reichert
Address
Auburn, Washington , United States
Emaildave@davereichertforcongress.com
Website [Link]
Born August 29, 1950 (68 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifedRBH
Oct 15, 2016 08:47pm
Tags Moderate-to-Conservative - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Environment - Pro- gun - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Married - Christian - Lutheran - Protestant - Straight -
InfoKing County Sheriff Dave Reichert is determined to carry law and order principles to our nation's capital and to bring security and jobs to Washington's Eighth Congressional District. With over 30 years of law enforcement experience, Sheriff Reichert has delivered a remarkable record of public service to the citizens of King County. Decisive leadership, integrity and tireless dedication are hallmarks of Reichert's candidacy for Representative to the United States Congress.

Dave Reichert joined the sheriff's office in 1972 and in 1997 became King County's first elected sheriff in over 30 years. During his department leadership, King County saw a significant drop in violent crime. Reichert brought national recognition to the sheriff's office as head of a task force solving one of the largest serial murder cases in US history. As sheriff, Dave also brought an unprecedented $28 million in federal funding to King County law enforcement efforts. Sheriff Reichert has established himself as a leading voice against domestic violence and an advocate of strong family values.

Reichert is recipient of the prestigious 2004 National Sheriff's Association's "Sheriff of the Year" award. He is a two-time Medal of Valor Award Recipient from the King County sheriff's office and was honored with Washington Policy Center's Champion of Freedom Award. Dave received the Families Northwest Public Policy Award and took top honors in a recent KING5 poll ranking leadership strength of local politicians.

Reichert is president of the Washington State Sheriff's Association and an executive board member of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs. He has served on numerous advisory boards including the King County Criminal Justice Council and the King County Domestic Violence Council. Currently, Sheriff Reichert co-chairs Washington State Partners in Crisis, a statewide coalition targeting issues related to mental health.

David George Reichert, 53, was born in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, the oldest of seven children and grandson of the town marshal. His family moved to Washington state in 1951 living first in Renton and later in Kent where Reichert attended Kent Meridian High School. He graduated from Concordia Lutheran College in Portland, Oregon where he played football and where he met his wife of 33 years, Julie. The Reicherts currently live in Auburn and have three grown children, Angela, Tabitha and Daniel and five grandchildren (pictured are Caleb, Timary, Briar and Emma).

Approved by Kevan with the Reichert campaign, 08/29/04.

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 08, 2013 04:00am News Congressman Reichert 'Thinking About' Run for Governor, Senate  Article John 
May 28, 2008 07:00pm Announcement Reichert gets GOP enviro honor  Article Ralphie 
Mar 26, 2008 01:00pm Blog Entry Reichert portrayed in Lifetime movie  Article Ralphie 
Jun 23, 2005 03:00am Opinion Far Reichert  Article Ralphie 
May 12, 2005 06:00am Amusing Reichert returns shoe to Democratic leader  Article Ralphie 
Mar 31, 2005 12:00am Profile The sheriff goes to Congress  Article None Entered 

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  08/07/2020 WA Governor - Primary ???
  11/08/2016 WA District 08 Won 60.20% (+20.39%)
  08/02/2016 WA District 08 - Blanket Primary Won 56.82% (+39.81%)
  11/04/2014 WA District 08 Won 63.27% (+26.54%)
  08/05/2014 WA District 08 - Blanket Primary Won 62.50% (+33.68%)
  11/06/2012 WA District 8 Won 59.65% (+19.30%)
  08/07/2012 WA District 8 - Blanket Primary Won 50.62% (+22.27%)
  11/02/2010 WA District 8 Won 52.05% (+4.10%)
  08/17/2010 WA District 8 - Blanket Primary Won 47.23% (+20.38%)
  11/04/2008 WA - District 08 Won 52.78% (+5.57%)
  08/19/2008 WA District 8 - Blanket Primary Won 48.54% (+4.01%)
  11/07/2006 WA - District 08 Won 51.46% (+2.92%)
  09/19/2006 WA District 8 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 WA - District 08 Won 51.50% (+4.80%)
  09/14/2004 WA - District 08 - R Primary Won 43.05% (+20.25%)
  11/06/2001 King County Sheriff Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1997 King County Sheriff Won 78.16% (+56.32%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  08/07/2018 WA District 08 - Blanket Primary Lost 0.00% (-43.12%)
  08/02/2016 WA Governor - Blanket Primary Lost 0.00% (-49.30%)
  08/02/2016 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Lost 0.00% (-53.82%)
ENDORSEMENTS
WA US President - R Caucuses - Mar 03, 2012 R Mitt Romney
King County Council - District 6 Primary - Aug 16, 2011 R Jane Hague
WA US President - R Primary - Feb 19, 2008 R Rudy Giuliani
WA Republican Party Chair - Convention - Jan 28, 2006 R Fredi Simpson
King County Executive - Nov 06, 2001 D Ron Sims
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