The Seattle Times endorses State Senator Rodney Tom for re-election in the 48th Legislative District
The Seattle Times Editorial Board has endorsed State Senator Rodney Tom in the 48th Legislative District. On Tuesday, the Times called Tom a “principled moderate that fits his suburban district.”
This is no yes man for the Democratic leadership in Olympia. He incurred the party’s wrath when he voted against his own caucus’ budget and the $800 million tax package to pay for it. Tom’s reasoning was elegantly simple. Lawmakers needed to cut more before raising taxes.