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October 19, 2016

As Benton County Treasurer, Duane helped cut the debt by more than 50%


We’ve heard a lot of talk about the state debt this election — of course Duane Davidson done more than talk about cutting debt, He’s actually done it. By more than 50% in fact. While Benton County Treasurer, Duane helped cut the county’s General Obligation Debt from $33 Million to $15 Million, and led the effort to earn the county a higher bond …

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October 19, 2016

The Times recommends: Duane Davidson for state treasurer


By Seattle Times editorial board Benton County Treasurer Duane Davidson’s new ideas and a statewide perspective make him the best choice for Washington’s new treasurer. Next year lawmakers will struggle with new ways to raise money for education. The state treasurer is the Legislature’s and the governor’s conscience on financial decisions and should be the one to protect the taxpayers’ interest …

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October 14, 2016

Yakima Herald Endorsements: Duane Davidson for state treasurer


Originally published in The Yakima Herald:  October 14, 2016 For state treasurer, the top two primary yielded two Republicans advancing to the general election after three Democrats split their votes. Benton County Treasurer Duane Davidson and Seattle investment manager Michael Waite share the same party but articulate different approaches to the job. STATE TREASURER:  DUANE DAVIDSON In addition to different …

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September 30, 2016

The Spokesman-Review endorses Duane Davidson for treasurer


– Published Friday, September 30th, The Spokesman-Review Regardless of the outcome, the race for state treasurer will be historic. Two candidates from the same party made it through the primary, a first for a statewide partisan office. The new treasurer will be a Republican, for the first time in 60 years. Duane Davidson and Michael Waite benefited from a crowded …

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