u 2010 Washington Primary Election

Boleslaw (John) Orlinski

A candidate for U.S. Representative, Congressional District 8 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Democrat

On this race: Elected Experience: No information submitted

Other Professional Experience: Social Worker with DSHS/WA since 1991; Agent with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company 1989-1991; Assistant Professor, Political Science, Maritime University, Szczecin, Poland 1982-1984

Education: M.A. University of Washington International Studies 1988 M.A. University of Szczecin Business Administration 1982

Community Service: 1991-2003 Board of Directors Lake Washington Technical College Foundation; King County Refugee Planning Committee; Vice-President of the Polish Baseball and Softball Federation, 2004-20010

Statement: My name is John Orlinski and I am running for this office as fiscally conservative and liberal on social issues populist Democrat.  I'm running because I deeply care about this country and its future.  I believe my education, work and life experiences, and political ideals, make me a strong candidate.

I would like to see changes in our welfare system to end generational dependency; more emphasis put on vocational and technical education, and making our schools competitive. I would like to see more efforts in ending homelessness, improved mental health and disability services, and reducing abortion and teenage pregnancy rates. 

Competitors

Dave Reichert Republican
Suzan DelBene Democrat
Tom Cramer Democrat
Ernest Huber Republican
Tim Dillon Republican
Keith Arnold Democrat
Robin Adair Independent

Last updated: Sept. 1, 12:18 p.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Dave Reichert (R) 76,118 47.23%
Suzan DelBene (D) 43,272 26.85%
Tom Cramer (D) 15,313 9.50%
Ernest Huber (R) 9,376 5.82%
Tim Dillon (R) 8,291 5.14%
Keith Arnold (D) 3,405 2.11%
Robin Adair (I) 2,648 1.64%
Boleslaw (John) Orlinski (D) 1,761 1.09%
Caleb Love Mardini 987 0.61%
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