Inside Politics: State Treasurer's Race

Inside Politics: State Treasurer's Race

The open seat race for Washington State Treasurer features two candidates from the same Party, but with very different backgrounds and views of the office.

Benton County Treasurer Duane Davidson (R) is running against Michael Waite, also a Republican, who works for a private real estate investment firm.

State Treasurer is responsible for managing and investing the state's cash, as well as the state's debt. 

Topics covered in debate:

  • Public versus private sector experience
  •  Role in solving McCleary, state education funding challenge
  • Tax Reform
  • Presidential race and Donald Trump 

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