Tim Eyman

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Timothy Donald "Tim" Eyman (born December 22, 1965) is an anti-tax activist in the U.S. state of Washington who has been variously described as populist, libertarian, and conservative.wikipedia
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2020 Washington gubernatorial election

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On November 21, 2019, Eyman announced that he is running for Governor of Washington in 2020, while making a public comment at a Sound Transit meeting.
*Tim Eyman, initative promoter

List of Washington initiatives to the people

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In 2007, Eyman spearheaded Initiative 960, intending to make it harder for the Legislature to raise taxes and fees.
*1033, concerns property taxes.

Washington Initiative 1185

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Eyman sponsored 25 initiatives for 2012, of which only Initiative 1185 made it onto the November general ballot.
The primary sponsor registered for I-1185 was Tim Eyman, who proposed 25 initiatives for 2012.

Mukilteo, Washington

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As of 2019, Eyman lives in Mukilteo, Washington.

Activism

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Timothy Donald "Tim" Eyman (born December 22, 1965) is an anti-tax activist in the U.S. state of Washington who has been variously described as populist, libertarian, and conservative.

List of governors of Washington

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In 2019 he declared his intentions to run for Governor of Washington.

Yakima, Washington

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Timothy Donald Eyman was born in Yakima, Washington and adopted shortly after birth.

West Valley High School (Yakima, Washington)

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He graduated from Yakima's West Valley High School and went on to attend Washington State University (WSU) on an academic scholarship, from where he received a bachelor's degree in 1988 in business management.

Washington State University

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He graduated from Yakima's West Valley High School and went on to attend Washington State University (WSU) on an academic scholarship, from where he received a bachelor's degree in 1988 in business management.

Business administration

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He graduated from Yakima's West Valley High School and went on to attend Washington State University (WSU) on an academic scholarship, from where he received a bachelor's degree in 1988 in business management.

Delta Tau Delta

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At WSU he was initiated into Delta Tau Delta and competed on the university's intercollegiate wrestling team, finishing third in the Pacific 10 Conference.

Pac-12 Conference

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At WSU he was initiated into Delta Tau Delta and competed on the university's intercollegiate wrestling team, finishing third in the Pacific 10 Conference.

Watch

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After graduating from WSU, Eyman began a mail order business out of his home selling engraved wristwatches to members of Greek Letter Organizations.

Fraternities and sororities

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After graduating from WSU, Eyman began a mail order business out of his home selling engraved wristwatches to members of Greek Letter Organizations.

Political action committee

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Following the success of that measure, Eyman established a political action committee called Permanent Offense to campaign for other anti-tax initiatives.

List of Attorneys General of Washington

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In March 2017, the Attorney General of Washington sued Eyman for $2.1 million accusing him of enriching himself with money donated to initiative campaigns.

Independent Republican (United States)

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Eyman has previously described himself as an "independent Republican", also noting that he is an admirer of Ralph Nader and Rob McKenna.

Ralph Nader

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Eyman has previously described himself as an "independent Republican", also noting that he is an admirer of Ralph Nader and Rob McKenna.

Rob McKenna

Eyman has previously described himself as an "independent Republican", also noting that he is an admirer of Ralph Nader and Rob McKenna.

Populism

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He has been variously described by others as a "populist" and a "libertarian".

Libertarianism

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He has been variously described by others as a "populist" and a "libertarian".

Knute Berger

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Knute Berger once called him "a political player on a par with Gov. Christine Gregoire and House Speaker Frank Chopp" and "the most influential conservative in the state".

Seattle Weekly

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In a 2006 interview with the Seattle Weekly, Eyman said "...there are Democrats and Republicans that really respect the initiative process. It’s those particular elected officials I admire the most, because they realize that they don’t have all the answers".

Conservative Political Action Conference

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Eyman's work on Initiative 695 in 2000 ($30 Car Tabs) was recognized by the Conservative Political Action Conference with its Ronald Reagan Award.

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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In February 2002 the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported that Eyman paid himself $165,000 from campaign donations, while claiming to be working for free.