u 2010 Washington Primary Election

Laurie Jinkins

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 27 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Democrat

On this race: Elected Experience: No information submitted

Other Professional Experience: Deputy Director, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department; former Assistant Secretary, Washington Department of Health; former Assistant Attorney General.

Education: JD, Seattle University (UPS) Law School; MA, Business/Health Care Administration; BA, Management/Marketing, University of Wisconsin.

Community Service: Chair, Tacoma Community College Trustees; Chair, Tacoma Charter Review Committee; Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Board; Rotary 8; Co-chair, Approve Ref. 71; Chair, Tacoma Community House Board; Chair, American Leadership Forum Board; Chair, Tacoma Hate Crimes Task Force; Chair, YWCA Board; Puget Sound Business Examiner 2007 Woman of Influence; Governor’s Award for Leadership in Management. Laurie lives in Tacoma with her partner and son.

Statement: With more than two decades of hands-on community leadership, Laurie Jinkins is a problem solver bringing people together to get results. Laurie's priorities are clearly demonstrated by her record of achievement: securing jobs and opportunity for all; managing dollars wisely to maximize services; sustainable development; healthy families and communities; and investing in education that trains our students for tomorrow's jobs.

Proudly endorsed by elected officials, unions, teachers, environmentalists, business and community leaders including Auditor Brian Sonntag, Rep. Jeannie Darneille, Sen. Rosa Franklin, Tim Farrell, Ryan Mello, Ron & Nancy Vignec, George Tanbara, Art Wang, Liz Dunbar and hundreds more!


Jake Fey Democrat
Ken Nichols Independent

Last updated: Sept. 1, 12:15 p.m. Election results

Laurie Jinkins (D) 6,818 32.90%
Jake Fey (D) 6,046 29.17%
Ken Nichols (I) 5,808 28.03%
Jessica Smeall (D) 1,259 6.08%
Janis (Gall-Martin) Gbalah (D) 793 3.83%
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