November 4, 2016

Shawn Myers endorses Duane Davidson

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I’m a lifelong Democrat and County Treasurer for Thurston County, recommending Republican Duane Davidson for State Treasurer. This year we Democrats must choose from two candidates, Duane Davidson and someone much less qualified.  I picked Davidson because of his experience and character.  We can trust him to be a competent and reasonable public servant. His opponent doesn’t understand the basics …

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November 2, 2016

Duane Davidson: Endorsed by Nine of 10 news publications

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Of the 10 major news publications in Washington State, nine have endorsed our campaign. It is an honor to know that the people and organizations that cover politics most closely in our state believe that I am the most qualified, and the right person for the office of treasurer.

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October 19, 2016

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

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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

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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

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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

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– 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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September 21, 2016

Voters want to know…

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Voters want to know if the candidates running for office have integrity, and assertions made by candidates regarding their resume are factual. CandidateVerification provides these assurances to the voters.  

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August 15, 2016

Campaign Updates for August 15th

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1st to Oppose a State Income Tax Duane was the first candidate to say that as treasurer, he would not support a state income tax.  Our current treasurer has used the office to push for the new tax. “The treasurer’s job is to administer the state’s finances, not to determine how those funds are raised.  Decisions like that are best …

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July 29, 2016

The Seattle Times recommends: Duane Davidson for state treasurer

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By Seattle Times editorial board The Seattle Times Benton County treasurer Duane Davidson would bring a fresh perspective to Olympia as state treasurer. 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 …

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July 25, 2016

Duane appears on ‘Meet the Candidate’

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Last week Duane took the opportunity to sit down with Sue Lani Madsen from Spokane Talks Live on their weekly show Meet the Candidate.  Duane discussed his background in public service and why he feels now is the right time to run for Washington State Treasurer.    

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