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Page A-14 - Mason County Journal - Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 6TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT r some Find big bucks at Our Community Credit Union! 12-month term *APR=Annual Percentage Rate. Offer valid on stated terms and conditions only. Promotion expires December 31, 2014. On approved credit. Not eligible for skip-a-payment. Shelton Union McCleary Montesano Vashon Elma Our Community Cted~ Union~ti Democrat defeots McClendon By GORDON WEEKS gordon@masoncoun com Gig Harbor Democrat Derek Kilmer trounced chal- lenger Scott McClendon to win a second term as the U.S. representative from Washing- ton's 6th Con- gressional Dis- trict. Kilmer, who was elected to the House in 2012, garnered 63 percent of the vote. Mc- Clendon, a Gig Harbor real estate agent and pastor, re- ceived 37 per- cent. In Mason County, Kilmer received 56 per- cent of the vote and Mc- Clendon 44 percent. "I'm grateful that folks have chosen to hire me again," Kilmer, 40, said in a Kilmer McClendon to do. There are still too many people out of work and too many families who are feel- ing squeezed. Rather than fo- cusing on par- tisan games, I'll keep going to work every day focused on the folks I represent. And I'll keep work- ing hard to get this economy and this Con- gress back on track." McClendon did not im- mediately re- spond to phone calls. Kilmer served in the state House of Representatives from 2005 to 2007 and the state Senate from 2007 to 2012. In the U.S. House of Representa- tives, he serves on the Armed Services Com- mittee and the Science, prepared statement. SR.ace and TechnolQ "We've got a lot of work Committee. : 10TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT This is addiction. Let us help. We're here to help you Providence St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center offers comprehensive outpatient services for substance abuse, problem gambling and tobacco cessation. We treat adults and adolescents. To help you get the most appropriate care for your situation, we invite you to: Come to an orientation session. Call 360-456-7575 to reserve a spot Orientation takes place at 8 a.m. Monday through Friday. You'll learn about our services and have the opportunity to schedule time for a full assessment. Get an assessment. We.can help you determine what services are a good fit. Register for treatment. We'lLwork with you to find the best treatment option, and we'll help you with the admission process. If you're ready, we can help you get your life back, one day at a time. www.providence.orglSW-AddictionRecovery Call 360-456-7575 for more information. PROVIDENCE St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center Congressman gains another term By GORDON WEEKS gordon@masoncoun com U.S. Congressman Denny Heck (D-Olympia) thrashed his Re- publican chal- lenger Joyce McDonald, chair of the Pierce County Council, to win a second term represent- ing Washington's 10th Congressio- nal District. Districtwide, Heck garnered 55.2 percent of the vote and Mc- Donald 44.8 per- cent. Heck fared even better in Mason County, receiving 60.4 percent of the vote while McDonald took 39.6 per- Heck McDonald and tee. cent. Heck could not im- mediately be reached for comment. Heck served for almost 10 years in the state House of Repre- sentatives before being elected to Congress in No- vember 2012. He serves on the House Financial Services Com- mittee. He is also a member of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Cred- it Subcommit- tee, Oversight and Investiga- tionsSubcom- mittee, and the Monetary Policy Trade Subcommit-