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Olsen files for a rematch race against Hansen in 23rd District
James M. Olsen is looking for a rematch.
Olsen, a Bainbridge Island Republican, filed as a candidate Friday, May 16 for the Position 2 seat for the 23rd District in the State House of Representatives.
Rep. Drew Hansen, the Democratic incumbent from Bainbridge Island, also filed as a candidate in the race earlier this week.
Olsen challenged Hansen for the position two years ago, which Hansen handily won. Hansen pulled in 60 percent of the vote, while Olsen claimed 39.7 percent, in the 2012 election.
Olsen announced his candidacy on his Facebook page early Friday: "I know HARD WORK. My son knows HARD WORK. God is good. I will work as hard as the 23 rd Legislative District representative to make it so you too can work hard and prosper."