Liz Pike, Republican

Candidate for:  State Representative – 18th Legislative District. Position 2.  Incumbent from 2010
Campaign website:  www.lizpike.usAge:  56

Summary Analysis:  Rep. Pike has an unusually diligent record of working to reduce government’s size and inefficiency.  Her public messaging prominently states a goal of ‘Less Taxes.’  Further Rep. Pike is unusual for today’s politicians in that she regularly challenges the political interests of the Washington state political machine-both Republican, Democrat, and large special interest entities.   Rep. Pike has a 89% composite score.  See details about score in the composite score matrix.

Campaign manager and team:  Apparently self-run with volunteers

Liz Pike
Liz Pike

Education – higher:  Clark Community College – various classes

Relevant work experience:  – WA State Legislator 2010-2016,
– Former Camas City Council member,
– Small business owner,
– 30 years of private sector experience

Organizations and community involvement:  Board member – Umpqua Bank, volunteer with Sharehouse Men’s Homeless Shelter, donated artwork and time to various local charities, i.e. Washougal Humane Society, and homeless children to buy art supplies for school.

Donation analysis:  Campaign funding is excellent, clearly adequate to get her message out. This is considerably above her competitor in the election. This level of funding is achieved with relatively low amounts from suspected special interest donors.    How to review donations.

Time in area:  Lifetime (except for a couple of years in Hawaii).

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

Candidates campaign website Candidate
VoteSmart report VoteSmart
Washington State House Republicans information WA. House Rep.
Wikipedia listing for Liz Pike Wikipedia
Liz Pike’s Facebook page Facebook
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.


Produced by  LLC  2016