Monica Stonier, Democrat

Candidate for:  State House – 49th Legislative District – Position 2Candidate for this position, was a Washington State representative from 2013-14 from the 17th District.
Campaign website:    Age: 39

Summary Analysis:  Monica Stonier is a known liberal politician in the 49th legislative district with all the typical liberal big government endorsers as shown on her campaign website.  She appears to be earnest in her belief structure and is cooperative in her working skills.  She however will unlikely be a contributor to the big problems of ever growing and inefficient government.  Her ideology will likely override any serious awareness of the incompetence and corruption that is all around her in state government.    Monica Stonier has a 50% composite score.  See details about score in the composite score matrix.

Campaign manager and team: Apparently self run with volunteers

Monica Stonier
Monica Stonier

Education – higher:  Bachelor’s: Western Washington, 1999. Masters: Washington State University Vancouver

Relevant work experience:  Monica Stonier is a former Democratic member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 17 from 2013 to 2015.

Organizations and community involvement:  General Advisory Committee Clark County, Skills Center, Member of Financial Education Public Private, Partnership, Member of Healthy Living Collaborative, Youth Athletics Coach, George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award, Nominee 2010

Donation analysis:  Candidate Stonier has raised nearly $90,000 in the campaign, which is comparable to her Democrat competitor and far exceeds her Republican competitors.  She is competitive in this regard.    How to review donations.

Time in area:  Not determined, but it appears for 15 years or more based on a Master’s degree gained from Washington State University in Vancouver.

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

Campaign website Candidate
Facebook for campaign Facebook
BallotPedia Ballotpedia
Campaign announcement in The Columbian The Columbian
Video clips of Monica Stonier Lew Waters
VoteSmart Analysis Vote Smart
Progressive endorsements  Progressive Voters Guide
Washington House Democrat summary from 2013
Columbian 2010 article. The Columbian
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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