Let's KEEP Vicki Baker

Working for Us…
Vicki is a lifelong conservative Republican who believes in limited government. She has worked to streamline services, improve the customer service culture, and has already killed a tax increase.

Vicki understands business. She grew up in a small-business household and now owns the Yakima Grocery Outlet store with her husband, Dennis. Vicki has signed both sides of a paycheck and understands what it is like to manage employees in a competitive, low-margin industry. She has been working from the beginning of COVID-19, advocating daily with the Yakima Health District, legislators and the Governor’s office for a safe reopening of Yakima County.

Vicki and Dennis have raised their 22-year-old daughter, Lauren, in Yakima. They have been active in a variety of community organizations including Riverside Christian School and Habitat for Humanity.

Baker’s Accomplishments

Killed a tax increase – 3rd day in office

Successfully Battled Governor Inslee to Re-open Yakima County restaurants, stores, salons, gyms, agritourism, churches and other businesses.

Fought for and received $2.8M in grants for small businesses. Asked the state to match the commissioners grant, and received additional $1 million in funding for local businesses.
Obtained nearly $4 million to rescue landlords and tenants struggling though Covid-19. Creating a system using rental assistance grant money to help landlords and tenants through Inslee’s eviction moratorium.
Planned and implemented a bilingual educational public health marketing campaign to help our community through Covid-19.
Worked with county officials to move permitting and planning online.

Since January, 2020

Working to streamline county processes to make them customer friendly.
Announced a drive-up window to accommodate many county services.
Immediately collaborated with the other commissioners for transparency, making all agendas, documents, contracts and videos of County Commissioner meetings (past and present) available online.
Reinvented the Fairgrounds Jail Conversion project to focus on mental health and substance use disorders. It will be designed to permanently heal disadvantaged community members facing this issue and move them out of the revolving door of homelessness.
Worked with our new human services director on a county broadband project to increase access in rural areas in partnership with the Community Foundation, State Broadband office, Yakima School districts, City of Yakima, Yakima County Conference or Governments and local broadband business owners.
Restructuring the Yakima County HOME program into an Affordable Housing Powerhouse that will impact all the cities in the county.
Advocated to have the county provide free masks to businesses and individuals so that the mask mandate did not cause additional financial stress.

You Need the Best

Vicki is leading the effort to get Yakima County workers back on the job. Vicki knows that the local economy will not heal until stores and businesses are open and people can leave their homes. Winning this battle is her top priority.
Vicki understands business. She grew up in a small-business household and now owns the Yakima Grocery Outlet store with her husband, Dennis. Vicki has signed both sides of a paycheck and understands what it is like to manage employees in a competitive, low-margin industry.
Vicki and Dennis have raised their 22-year-old daughter, Lauren, in Yakima. They have been active in numerous local community organizations and have a strong love for the community and it’s people. Vicki has served on the board of the Washington State Dept. of Revenue, Yakima Co. Board of Equalization, Washington Food Industry Association, Yakima Valley Partners Habitat for Humanity, and more.
Vicki is a small-government, low-tax, conservative Republican. She believes that government should provide support and opportunity for those who can and a safety net for those who can’t, while preserving the individual freedoms our country was founded upon.
You deserve and need leaders who are willing, able, and dedicated to fighting for YOU. Vicki has already proven that she is, has, and will continue to make our community’s needs her number 1 priority.

#Vote4Vicki

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In the Media
Diplomatic Meeting
Vicki met with Director-General Alex Fan of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, and his wife Amy on August 16, 2020. The diplomat donated 1,000 masks to Grandview to help fight COVID-19.

Small Businesses Advocacy

Vicki firmly believes that small business advocacy is a crucial part of being a County Commissioner. She killed a tax increase on her 3rd day in office and has been fighting for small business in Olympia, years before she was ever a County Commissioner.

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Supporters

"Do we want proven and educated leadership for Yakima Country? I think so. A vote for Vicki Baker is a vote for a strong, independent voice for the citizens of Yakima County."
John Caudill
Chef
"Thank you for your dedication to helping wineries move forward, Vicki, we appreciate you!"
Zillah Chamber of Commerce
"Such a great team, indeed!! I'm looking forward to a team victory this week and a long run producing more great results for the people of Yakima!"
Thomas Linde
"I love seeing you out in the Community listening and sharing with Small businesses."
Becky Violette

Let's KEEPVicki Baker

Working for Us…
Vicki is a lifelong conservative Republican who believes in limited government. She has worked to streamline services, improve the customer service culture, and has already killed a tax increase.

Vicki understands business. She grew up in a small-business household and now owns the Yakima Grocery Outlet store with her husband, Dennis. Vicki has signed both sides of a paycheck and understands what it is like to manage employees in a competitive, low-margin industry. She has been working from the beginning of COVID-19, advocating daily with the Yakima Health District, legislators and the Governor’s office for a safe reopening of Yakima County.

Vicki and Dennis have raised their 22-year-old daughter, Lauren, in Yakima. They have been active in a variety of community organizations including Riverside Christian School and Habitat for Humanity.
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