Back to fundamentals.

  • Listen to district residents.
  • Welcome differing opinions.
  • Make residents’ needs and wants the priority.
  • Identify emerging issues and opportunities for change.
  • Trace the history and study the causes.
  • Look for data and legislative solutions.
  • Balance competing interests and values.
  • Help fellow residents understand the democratic process.
  • Build consensus and negotiate compromise.
  • Give voice to a diverse district population.
  • Collaborate with other state representatives.
  • Find pragmatic approaches to achieving progressive goals.