Reichert In the News

ICYMI: Cook Political Report moves Washington’s Gov race toward Republicans

In case you missed it, Cook Political Report moved Washington state’s gubernatorial race toward Republicans, making it the third national media outlet in recent weeks to recognize how competitive the race has become.   “Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee announced last year he wouldn’t seek an unprecedented fourth term, and in a presidential cycle in a state President Joe Biden carried by 19 points, this shouldn’t be a headache for Democrats,” Cook’s Jessica Taylor writes. “But that changed when Republicans landed a top-tier…

Reichert unveils plan to tackle homelessness crisis

Washington Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Reichert has released his 9-1-1 Blueprint to tackle the state’s homelessness crisis. It has been nearly 10 years since leaders in Seattle and King County announced a homelessness crisis and not only has the problem gotten worse, homelessness is impacting communities across the state.   Washington had the sixth highest homelessness in the U.S. last year. Between 2020 and 2022, Washington experienced a 15.6% increase in homelessness, the fourth largest increase in homelessness in the…

ICYMI: Axios | Reichert releases ad vowing not to change abortion laws

In case you missed it, Axios reported Dave Reichert is releasing an ad vowing not to change abortion law if elected Washington’s next governor.   “I do not believe any politician regardless of personal belief has the right to make that decision for any woman,” Reichert says.     Reichert concludes the video by pointing out Attorney General Bob Ferguson continues to lie to voters about what he will do as governor.   Ferguson can’t explain why crime has skyrocketed since…

Reichert Joins Rally in Olympia as Voter Initiatives Take Effect; Ferguson Nowhere to be Found

Former congressman and candidate for governor, Dave Reichert, attended a rally with Let’s Go Washington to celebrate three voter initiatives taking effect to restore reasonable police pursuits, uphold parental rights, and keep Washington tax free. Attorney General Bob Ferguson was nowhere to be found.   “For years, because of Bob Ferguson’s policies, we’ve witnessed law and order take a back seat in Washington. Voters and the legislature made it clear: criminals need to be held accountable. Initiative 2113 — providing…

ICYMI: USA Today | Gov races to watch in ’24: Washington

Good morning—   In case you missed it, USA Today noted that Washington’s open gubernatorial race is one of three races they are watching this year, but that isn’t a surprise to anyone here at home.   Washington families are grappling with crippling inflation while feeling less and less safe in their own neighborhoods. According to last week’s Cascade PBS/Elway poll, the economy is the top concern for all voters while crime is a top concern for Independent voters.  …

Candidate for Governor Dave Reichert Responds to ACLU Attack on Parents Rights

Bellevue, WA— Yesterday, the ACLU sued Washington to block the recently passed voter Initiative 2081. The “Parents Bill of Rights,” was passed by the state legislature on a bipartisan basis earlier this year. Implementation of the law goes into effect on June 6.   Former King County Sheriff and congressman, Dave Reichert, issued a statement and charge to Attorney General Bob Ferguson following the ACLU’s lawsuit against Washington families:   “The people of Washington spoke through the initiative process and…

Former King County Sheriff and U.S. Representative Dave Reichert Announces His Run for Governor

CHELAN, WA – Former King County Sheriff and U.S. Representative, Dave Reichert, confirmed his run for Governor in an iPhone video released earlier today.   In the clip Reichert takes a short break from a hike outside Chelan (WA) to reassure Washingtonians they can chart a dynamic path forward that’s truly built on openness and independence.   “I’m Dave Reichert and I’m running for Governor to protect the vulnerable, to help small businesses and to keep people safe. I have…