New candidate from 8th district wins praise from local leaders
With 8th District State House Representative Matt Boehnke declaring his candidacy for the State Senate, also from 8th onwards, a new candidate has come forward for the House position.
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April Connors, a lifelong Tri-City resident, has a long resume of local involvement. Extract from its information release:
“Connors has been an active member of our community, leading a successful real estate practice and volunteering with local schools, arts organizations and the Kadlec Foundation Board.”
Her husband, Mike, has just been elected president of the Kennewick School Board, and their family owns the Skone and Connors family farm.
CANDIDATE WINS PRAISE HIGH BY NEW LOCAL ELECTED OFFICERS
Two newly elected local officials praised Connors:
Newly elected Kennewick City Council member Dr Loren Andeson said:
“April Connors is the right woman to represent our community at Olympia, she works hard, works smart and shares the values of our community.”
And Gretl Crawford, who was also elected to Kennewick Council, said this:
“I trust April Connors to do the right thing at Olympia. She has the courage we need in our new state representative. “
Connors and her husband Mike have four children, one at the University of Washington and three at Southridge High School.
Connors is the first candidate to date to state that he is running for the 8th District position.
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