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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. 

Election results

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%



Dave Reichert


Suzan DelBene


Tom Cramer


Ernest Huber


Tim Dillon


Keith Arnold


Robin Adair