u 2010 Washington Primary Election

Ryan Ferrie

A candidate for State Senator, Legislative District 44 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Republican

On this race: Elected Experience: First time candidate.

Other Professional Experience: Business owner in Snohomish County, A&R Insurance and Financial Services, LLC. Held high level leadership positions in Fortune 500 companies where I was solely responsible for budget and performance.

Education: University of Washington-Degree in History.

Community Service: I am an active volunteer in our children's school and extracurricular activities, including Watch Dogs, Cub Scouts and sports clubs.

Statement: Thank you for considering me for your new State Senator in the 44th.  I am honored to represent the people of the 44th Legislative District and am proud to say I have been endorsed by the Snohomish County Republican Party as well as countless individuals and businesses.

I am running as a first time candidate because I am concerned with the direction our great state is heading.  Infighting and legislative indecision have left our state in dire financial straights.  We need a fresh start in Olympia to correct the troubled path we are on.  I take a common sense approach to problem solving and have the necessary tools to get the job done.

As a husband and father I realize we simply must do a better job in our education system.  I will work tirelessly to help balance the education needs of our students with the resources available to us.

As a successful business owner here in Snohomish County I know how difficult our current leadership has made it to run a business in Washington State.  I will be the champion this state needs to help create pro business policies and help bring real jobs back to our communities.

Competitors

Dave Schmidt Republican
Steve Hobbs Democrat
Lillian Kaufer Democrat

Last updated: Sept. 1, noon Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Dave Schmidt (R) 11,119 36.30%
Steve Hobbs (D) 10,972 35.82%
Lillian Kaufer (D) 4,430 14.46%
Ryan Ferrie (R) 4,110 13.42%
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