Annette Cleveland, Democrat

Candidate for:  Washington State Senate – 49th Legislative District  Incumbent from Jan-2013.
Campaign website: Age:  Estimated mid 40s.

Summary Analysis:  Annette Cleveland is a well established liberal politician in the 49th legislative district.  She appears to be earnest in her belief structure and is an effective person with which to work.  She however will never be a contributor to solutions for the big problems of ever growing and inefficient government.  Her ideology will override any serious awareness of the incompetence and corruption that is all around her in state government.   Annette Cleveland has a 57% composite score.  See details about score in the composite score matrix.

Campaign manager and team:  High Five Media –
Run by individuals highly immersed and sympathetic to the local liberal establishment.

Annette Cleveland
Annette Cleveland

Education – higher:  Clark College; AA, General Studies; Marylhurst University (Unknown degree or course of study)

Relevant work experience:  Currently employed as Federal Government Affairs Officer at Legacy Health (Since 2005).  Experience as a State Legislator since 2013.

Organizations and community involvement:  Extensive community involvement including Vancouver Chamber assisting small businesses, at C-TRAN protecting transit for seniors, students and commuters, and with Senator Patty Murray on WSU Vancouver funding, transportation priorities and services for veterans and military families. 

Donation analysis:  Annette Cleveland’s donations are substantially from entities typically sympathetic to big government, such as unions, large corporations (especially corporations that aren’t local).  These entities tend to be driven by ideology and self-interest and usually support liberal candidates with a track record of protecting and perpetuating big-government.  Donations are considered sufficient relative to amounts needed be competitive in this particular political race.   How to review donations.

Time in area:  Born and raised Clark County

Background for candidate: The following links have been chosen as they contain background information readers may find useful.

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CVTV – Election 2016: Primary Video Voters’ Guide (07-07-16) (in interface scroll down and click the candidate’s name) CVTV

Original analysis: July 2016  Updated: October 2016.


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