Gael Tarleton for State Representative Sat, 07 May 2016 23:49:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Join Us for Gael’s 6th Annual Beer ‘N Blarney Event Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:06:48 +0000 beernblarney


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Tarleton Quoted in Ballard News Tribune’s Article On Oil Trains Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:01:26 +0000 The Ballard News Tribune recently published an article regarding the oil trains in the 36th district, and included Rep. Tarleton and other 36th legislators opinions on the future of the oil trains in connection with safeguarding our community’s environment.
For more information on Tarleton’s stance on oil trains, read the representative’s Press Release on Oil Trains Safety.


Tarleton at Converge@Seattle Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:46:00 +0000 Rep. Tarleton just spent 6 days seeing how WA ports, rail corridors, energy sources, digital investments, and maritime security systems are integrated across our Pacific NW states and Canadian NW provinces.

The Pacific NW Economic Region meetings come to Seattle, Nov 19-20, 2014


Tarleton at Converge@Seattle

Before Sending In Your Ballot: Read Gael’s Voter Pamphlet Statement Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:49:55 +0000 Before finalizing your ballot, make sure to read up on why Rep. Tarleton deserves your vote with her voter pamphlet statement below (accompanied with some fast facts about Tarleton’s experience and service):

I will work to support maritime jobs, make higher education affordable, improve health care, and protect our environment. I passed a bill creating the Legislative Task Force on Economic Resilience of Maritime and Manufacturing. We froze higher education tuition for two years. One of my bills allows skilled, licensed healthcare workers from outside Washington to volunteer here. My bill qualifying liquid biomass as renewable energy helps us fight climate change.

Thank you for the privilege of serving you and I ask for your vote. Endorsements: 36th District Democrats, WA State Labor Council, WA Conservation Voters, NARAL Pro-Choice WA.

Elected Experience:

Elected to Legislature in 2012. As State Representative, Gael serves on House policy committees for higher education, technology, economic development, and transportation. Elected to the Port of Seattle Commission in 2007, Gael was Audit Committee Chair in 2010 and Commission President in 2012.

Other Professional Experience:

Research Advisor, University of Washington; Director, SAIC Global Technology; Senior Analyst, Defense Intelligence Agency.


M.A., Government and National Security; B.S., Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

Community Service:

Gael is a member of the Women’s Legislative Lobby; Pacific Northwest Economic Region Advisory Board; Legislative Energy Horizons Institute; and UW Women’s Center Anti-Trafficking Task Force. She co-chairs the State Aviation Caucus.

Tarleton Elected Co-Chair of Legislative Task Force on Economic Resilience of Maritime and Manufacturing (HB 2580) Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:23:46 +0000 Read about Rep. Tarleton’s bill on maritime and manufacturing to better understand how she fosters economic resilience and development in our state:

UWImpact Cites Tarleton’s ‘in-depth perspective on research’ Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:20:11 +0000 UW Impact cited Rep. Tarleton in their scorecard of advocates who spoke up for higher education. Read what Tarleton has done to support UW and other higher ed institutions:




Tarleton Wins Progressive Endorsements Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:14:37 +0000 Rep. Gael Tarleton has recently been endorsed by both the Progressive Voters Guide and The Stranger.

To read more about their endorsements and why they support Tarleton, visit: The Progressive Voters Guide Endorsement List and The Stranger’s August Primary Endorsements.

Friends of Gael: Reminder Kick Off at 5pm, Ray’s Boathouse! Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:33:10 +0000 Friends of Gael,

Hope to see you at Ray’s today, 5-7:30 pm, for State Rep. Gael Tarleton’s re-election kick-off!

Forecast: Sun on the Sound!

Graduate Washington Includes Gael in Early Endorsements Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:30:01 +0000 Graduate Washington recently announced their list of early endorsements and Rep. Tarleton is honored to have been included. Those endorsed are chosen because they reflect a commitment towards supporting current and future students in our colleges and universities.

Read the whole list and learn more about the legislators:

Gael’s Kickoff Tuesday, July 8th, at Ray’s Boathouse! Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:04:48 +0000 Gael Kick-Off Final Invite copy