Information provided by Jesse Young for Congress.
On the first day he can legally endorse candidates for office, former Washington State Redistricting Commissioner and former State Representative, Tom Huff has endorsed Jesse Young for Representative in the 6th Congressional District.
“I have been watching the race for Congress, and I believe Jesse Young stands out above the crowd,” said Huff. “Jesse is a hard worker, has a great vision for our district and country, and will make an excellent Congressman.”
“I am honored to have the endorsement of someone as well respected as Tom Huff,” said Jesse Young. “Tom has served our state and our community for many years, and I will be sure to seek his advice on important issues before Congress.”
Due to his appointment to the Washington State Redistricting Commission, he was not allowed to support candidates until after the end of the term on June 30th. Mr. Huff officially endorsed Jesse Young’s campaign on July 1, 2012.
Mr. Huff is a resident of Gig Harbor and prior to his service on the Commission he was a member of the Washington State Legislature from 1995 – 2000 where he served as the Chair of the House Appropriations Committee. He is active in many civic and business organizations statewide and is the founding chair of the Washington Retail Association.
Tom Huff joins the growing list of people and organizations that have endorsed Jesse Young for Congress. This list includes Thurston County Auditor Kim Wyman, State Auditor candidate James Watkins, U.S. Senate candidate Art Coday, Clallam County Commissioner Jim McEntire, Shelton Mayor Gary Cronce, Candidates for State Representative Drew MacEwen and Doug Richards, the Grays Harbor Republican Party, Washington State Farm Bureau and many more. For a complete endorsement list please go to: http://jesseyoungforcongress.com/endorsements.php
Jesse Young is a GOP candidate for the 6th Congressional District. He has built a strong grassroots campaign and been endorsed by many Republican leaders. Young is an Information Technology consultant whose global business experience in a variety of industries will help the 6th District create jobs for the 21st Century. Jesse grew up impoverished and sometimes homeless in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood, and now resides in Gig Harbor with his wife and five children.