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Former candidate Gregory seeks vacant District 30 House seat

Carol Gregory has announced her candidacy for District 30 State Representative position 2.

Gregory, a Democrat, lost to incumbent Skip Priest, a Republican, in the 2008 general election. Priest has vacated the seat to run for mayor of Federal Way.

Gregory is director and co-founder of Burst for Prosperity, an organization that aims to reduce poverty while helping low-income families in Washington state.

A campaign website and contact information will be available soon, she said. Gregory has already been endorsed by the 30th District Democrats.

Click here to read Gregory's answers to a questionnaire from 2008.

Candidates who have filed to run for the vacant Legislature seat include Milton Mayor Katrina Asay and local businessman Roger Flygare. Potential candidates who have yet to file with the Public Disclosure Commission include Federal Way City Councilman Jack Dovey and Federal Way School Board member Ed Barney. The filing deadline is June 11.

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