Meet Marty McClendon
Marty McClendon is a well know Real Estate Broker, Conservative Radio show host, former pastor, Pierce County Republican Party Chairman, and 2016 Republican Nominee for Lieutenant Governor. Marty is an unabashed conservative, outspoken Christian, and he will fight to defend your God-given rights which are constitutionally protected. Bringing over thirty-five years of leadership experience, decades of volunteering, a unique perspective having lived on both sides of the state, and additional experience in media, healthcare, politics, business, land use, and collaborative problem-solving. Marty is passionate about the people of Washington and brings common-sense solutions for strong communities, accountable government, and successful kids. Marty is married and they have raised three kids and currently live on Fox Island.
Marty and his family moved to Washington State in 1972. In the years following, he saw different parts of Washington as his family moved around for his father’s work. Growing up in Quincy, East Wenatchee, and Coulee Dam Washington. Marty attended the University of Washington where he studied to pursue a career in medicine. Marty has lived, worked, started a business and raised his family in Renton, Seattle, Mill Creek, Bremerton, Gig Harbor and now Fox Island.
Family Man & Patriot
Marty’s father was a great influence on him. His strong work ethic, his service in the Navy, his patriotism and love of country, along with his faith were central to who his father was. One of Marty’s proudest moments was becoming an Eagle Scout, which reinforced the values of trustworthiness, honesty, faith and love of country instilled in him by his father. Marty has been happily married for over 20 years and is blesses to have three wonderful kids now 23, 18, and 16. Marty will fight to make sure your kids have the same freedoms and opportunities that we did and more.
Co-host of the nightly AM 1590 talk show “Eyes on Washington.” This program has given him the opportunity to speak with a wide variety of people throughout the area about the issues and challenges, both locally and statewide, that face us each day.
Small Business Owner
Marty is a small business owner, Real Estate Managing Broker, Voice Over Artist, Public Speaker, Former County Party Chair and brings over 35 years of leadership experience and over a decade of Executive experience.
Marty worked as an Anesthesia Technician in Open Heart rooms in Swedish, Providence, Virginia Mason, Children’s’, Stevens, and Madigan hospitals for 13 years. Marty’s wife has been a Registered Nurse for 30 years and Their son fought and defeated Leukemia twice, His wife fought and beat Breast Cancer and a Brain Injury- Marty understand how important good, affordable healthcare is to all Washington families.
Marty has co-hosted a very popular radio show since 2014 called Eyes on Washington heard on the Salem Radio Network and The American Christian Network. Currently the show has been renamed to Doug and Marty Vs. The World heard on 13 stations across the CAN network.
Ministry & Faith
Marty was a pastor on staff at a foursquare church for 3 years and was the Executive Pastor of a non-denominational Church for 3 years. Marty knows and will defend your first amendment rights.
The Two greatest Commandments according to Jesus- Is that you love your God with all your heart, soul and strength and the second is that you love your neighbor as yourself. Marty will bring this philosophy to the office of Lt. Governor. The Golden Rule.