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A Born Political Candidate

I was born and raised in Alabama to a young mother and father. Growing up in the south as the 2nd oldest of 14 children was challenging at times; however, I garnered valuable leadership skills and the ability to influence. I learned the importance of hard work, becoming a person of value, and giving back to the community. After graduating high school and attending college, I decided to pursue a new challenge by enlisting in the U.S. Army and serving my country. Soon after my military career, I obtained my Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Management. I'm working on my graduate certificate in Election Administration and a Master's in Business Administration. I am now looking to serve my country by protecting free and fair elections here in Washington State.
I choose to run for Secretary of State because I want to make a difference; I believe that representation matters, voter education matters, and combating election misinformation and disinformation matters. I am here for voters. I want to ensure that voters are informed as much as possible. I am confident that I can handle the position; I am innovative, courageous, and knowledgeable in election administration. I intend to remain engaged in ensuring that we will uphold democracy through the vote of the people of this great state.  I am ready to hit the ground running once I am elected. 
As Secretary of State, I plan to add polling stations in disenfranchised and low-income areas, enhance voter’s guide pamphlets to understand referendums easily, and expand voter education through social media platforms and school programs. I will maintain the mail-in-voting process and pursue a solution to decrease signature rejections.  I plan to combat election misinformation and disinformation by maintaining a high level of transparency and security, educating voters, and conducting audits and tests. I will make sure every county is prepared for emergencies and significant events. I have ideas to enhance and make business filing more convenient, adding digital scanning to the state archives so citizens can easily access them. I do not believe the 2020 election was stolen. I do not believe or think there was vast widespread election fraud. 
I am running for Secretary of State because I have taken the time to learn about the position; I have taken the time to learn about the issues that voters are most concerned about. I am here to give the voters hope and restore confidence in our election process and democracy. At the same time, I have not had direct experience in politics or being a Secretary of state. However, I am confident that I can handle the position; I am innovative, courageous, creative, knowledgeable in election administration, and full of integrity. I can do more than tackle election and voter misinformation but bring clarity and transparency to the office. I can carry the legacy that Washington state has maintained throughout the years.

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