PO Box 4002 Olympia
Phone: (320) 902-4111
Inslee was born in Seattle, Washington on February 9th, 1951 and is the oldest of three boys. His mother was a sales clerk and his father served as a school counselor and football coach. After high school, Inslee continued his education at Stanford University but later left due to financial struggles and got his bachelor for economics at the University of Washington. He finished his education at the Willamette University School of Law where he earned a J.D degree. Between his bachelor and J.D, Inslee married Trudi and later had three sons. From 1989-1993, Inslee served in the Washington House of Representatives where he persistently pushed his agenda regardless of the fight back. Inslee replaced Sid Morrison to become a member of the US House of Representatives from 1993-1995 in Washington’s 4th district and in Washington’s 1st district from 1999-2012. He currently is the governor of Washington, a position he has held since 2013.
IssuesInslee revolves his forms his run for president around his ambition to combat climate change.
On the Issues
- Climate Change
Inslee advocates that there is little time to prevent climate change and that renewable measures must be adopted immediately.
Inslee promotes healthcare for all.
Inslee supports a women’s right to choose. He also supports taxpayer funded family clinics.
- Social Security
Inslee finds retirement savings accounts to be important and wants to reduce tax payments on social security benefits.
Inslee stresses the importance of improving early education and aims to increase teacher’s salaries.
- Gun Control
Inslee aims to pass “common sense gun laws.”
Inslee supports “Dreamer” children and is against travel bans. He signed a law that provides college aid to undocumented immigrants.
Inslee aims to raise the tax percentage on capital gains and wants to create a carbon tax.
- Criminal Justice
Inslee wants to eliminate the death penalty and create harsher punishments for hate crimes.
- LGBTQ Rights
Inslee advocates for LGBTQ rights and supports same sex marriage.
- Foreign Policy
Inslee aims to protect refugees coming from nations in distress.
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