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Washington Legislative Candidates Explain Their Positions on Animal Welfare Issues
The Washington State primary election is August 17.
Before you vote, please take a few minutes to see where your candidates stand on important animal welfare legislative issues.
The League of Humane Voters, Washington Chapter and the Washington State Federation of Animal Care and Control Agencies conducted a survey of all primary candidates for the Washington State Senate and Washington State House of Representatives. Candidates were asked to state their opinions and positions on animal welfare legislative issues involving:Companion Animal Spay/Neuter AssistanceFeeding of WildlifeWildlife TrappingContinuous Chaining or Tethering of Dogs, andHumane Treatment of LivestockThe results of the survey are published on the League of Humane Voters website. Please take a few minutes to review the results.Over 100 candidates responded.
How to find your legislative district: Legislative District Finder.How to find a list of all candidates running for the State Senate and House of Representatives with their contact information: Primary Candidates List. (Scroll down the list until you see the state legislative districts).
Candidates were given the survey in early July and were reminded by email to respond before the July 18 deadline. If certain candidates in your district did not respond to the survey, you may wish to contact them and ask about their views on animal welfare legislation important to you--before you vote!