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James Jeyaraj

Name: James Jeyaraj
Current Position: City of Auburn Parks & Recreation Board Member
City: Auburn, Wa
Social Media: Facebook
PDC Campaign:
Education: BA in Organizational Management from Whitworth University in Spokane WA  AAS degree, with honors in Computer Network Technology from Renton Technical College

Endorsements: 30th District Democrats, 31st District Democrats, 47th District Democrats, King County Democrats, City of Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus, City of Auburn Council Member Larry Brown*, City of Auburn Councilmember John Holman, City of Auburn Councilmember and Candidate Bob Baggett, Auburn City Councilmember Claude DiCorsi, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D.*, Congressman Adam Smith*, Michelle Rylands, Dr. Aaron Schuler, City of Auburn Councilmember Position No. 1 Candidate Chirs Sterns, International Association of Machinist Lodge 751*, Seattle King County Realtors, Valley Professional Firefighters – IAFF Local 1352, Humane Voters of Washington
*Pending confirmation

Public Statements From the Candidate:

Auburn Community Organizer James Jeyaraj Launches Bid for City Council

Meet James from candidate website: “James has spent the last 34 years in the Pacific North West mostly in the aerospace, with a career in Production Planning. Originally from Singapore, where I attended Elementary and High School. I also served the Singapore Armed Forces. I moved to the United States in 1985 to continue my education. I attended Whitworth University in Spokane WA where I graduated with a BA degree, in Organizational Management. I also have AAS degree, with honors from in Computer Network Technology from Renton Technical College.

James, understands the importance of hard work and giving back by volunteering. In 2007 James moved to Auburn and have loved living here for the last 12 years. He seen this city grown to 80,000 and in the last few years James became a community leader, helping with the 2017 and 2018 elections. James is also a member of the Parks and Recreation board. James being involved in our community understands the local issues, such as homelessness, need for affordable housing, a society for our young people to feel safe and economic development.

James lives with his wife of Deborah, enjoys the PNW taking short drives around the region, taking pictures as an amateur photographer. James also enjoys going on hikes with friends. Enjoys having coffee with friends at local establishments.”

Candidate responses to 31st District Democrat Endorsement questionnaire: read here

King County Voter’s Pamphlet Candidate statement: read here
Pierce County Vater’s pamphlet statement: read here
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