2010-01-20 David Spring

David Spring

David Spring is a Democratic candidate for the Fifth District of the Washington state House of Representatives. He is seeking to unseat the current representative Glenn Anderson.


David Spring has a Masters Degree in Education and has been a community college instructor for over 20 years.

He was a small business owner.


Spring has worked with the North Bend, and King County Planning Commissions.[1]

Spring is a PCO of his precinct in North Bend.

2008 run for Washington House of RepresentativesEdit

In 2008, Spring made an unsuccessful run for House Representative, 5th District, Seat 2.[2][3] He ran a very tight race in the 2008 August primary election losing the primary election by 2.19 points. (

  • State Representative Legislative Dist No. 5 - Position No. 2 Aug 2008 primary
    • David Spring Prefers (Democratic Party) - (13657 votes) 48.87%
    • Glenn Anderson (Prefers Republican Party) - (14268 votes) 51.06%
    • Write-in 21 votes - 0.08%

In the Nov 2008 general election, he lost again to Glenn Anderson by a wider 3.16% margin.[4]

  • State Representative Legislative Dist No. 5 - Position No. 2 Nov 2008:
    • Glenn Anderson (Prefers Republican Party) (35,913) 51.58 %
    • David Spring (Prefers Democratic Party) (33,712) 48.42 %


  • Washington Shared Parenting[5]

2009 Fight for EducationEdit

David Spring as director of the Fair School Funding Coalition, has been working with the community on getting school funding and the right school buildings for the Snoqualmie School district.[6]

He worked with Senator Rosemary McAuliffe to introduce Senate Bill 5607, an education bill.[7]

2010 run for Washington House of RepresentativesEdit

David Spring is running against another Democratic Party candidate, Dean Willard and the incumbent, Glenn Anderson in the August primary.

David Spring came in second in the August primary against incumbent Glenn Anderson, and in Washington State's "top Two" Primary system will advance to the general election in November 2010.

However David Spring has failed all attempts at being endorsed by the various levels of the local, county & state Democratic parties. [8][9]



  1. City of North Bend Planning Commission Meeting Minutes November 19, 2009.
  2. State Democrats take the lead in early countThe Seattle Times November 5, 2008
  3. David Spring takes on incumbent Glenn Anderson in 5th, Aug 15, 2008.
  4. November 4, 2008 General Election
  5. Washington Shared Parenting
  6. Allison Espiritu Mount Si as mega-school? Coalition fights school building options Snoqualmie Valley Record November 20, 2009
  7. Laura Geggel, Bill could change education funding Sammamish Review, February 10, 2009
  8. J.B. Wogan Another Democrat joins race against GOP incumbent Issaquah Press, January 26, 2010
  9. J.B. Wogan David Spring enters 5th District race Sammamish Review January 26, 2010

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