u 2010 Washington Primary Election

Schalk Leonard

A candidate for U.S. Senator in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

On this race: Elected Experience: US law prohibits military officers from holding elected office. Having completed a career of service as a Navy JAG (Judge Advocate) officer, I now seek to serve as a US Senator.

Other Professional Experience: As a Navy JAG, I served with distinction, zealously defending our noble Constitutional principles in dealings with foreign powers and in trials by jury.

Education: University of Washington Law School, 1990; University of Maryland University College, 1985 (BA/Chinese); Rogers High, Puyallup, 1978

Community Service: Supervisor and leader, at sea, ashore, and abroad, of young men and women of every race, background, and orientation in the greatest Navy in the world.

Statement: Citizens, Lovers of Liberty, Washingtonians:

America is in deep pain. "Help me. I am lost and confused. I fear for my children," she says. "The leaders failed me. The guides led me astray. The helpers? They only helped themselves." We can embrace America. We can wipe her tears. We can help her and we can help us. Citizens of Washington, we have a duty - to do one good thing! Today and again tomorrow. Lead America ahead on the proven ground, straight and steady.

This ground, this path is the one established by our forefathers and fiercely defended by our forefathers. It is always where we find freedom, courage, justice, dignified labor, honesty in our dealings, integrity in our pursuits. Let us honor the firm and steady hand of our Great Constitution. Let us pledge allegiance to American justice and fair play. Let us insist - if you walk with her, you walk with equality and opportunity for all of her children.

We will walk side by side with America. When we are weary, when we can walk no more, our children will continue our journey. It is the right journey and it will take us to a good place.

As for our neighbors of the wider world? The peoples of the old countries from whence our forefathers came? They know to find their way in their own time and own way. They always have and always will. And we honor them as our neighbors. We join them for mutual endeavors, when they stumble and fall we lend them a hand, and we respect the fences they have built. Good fences make good neighbors.

My name is Schalk. I am a citizen, a lover of liberty, a Washingtonian. Who are you? Will you help America?

Competitors

Patty Murray Democrat
Dino Rossi Republican
Clint Didier Republican
Paul Akers Republican
Charles Allen Democrat
Bob Burr Democrat
Norma D. Gruber Republican
Mike Latimer Republican
Mike The Mover Democrat
Goodspaceguy Democrat
Will Baker Reform

Last updated: Sept. 3, 8:30 a.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Patty Murray (D) 670,284 46.22%
Dino Rossi (R) 483,305 33.33%
Clint Didier (R) 185,034 12.76%
Paul Akers (R) 37,231 2.57%
James (Skip) Mercer 12,122 0.84%
Charles Allen (D) 11,525 0.79%
Bob Burr (D) 11,344 0.78%
Norma D. Gruber (R) 9,162 0.63%
Mike Latimer (R) 6,545 0.45%
Mike The Mover (D) 6,019 0.42%
Goodspaceguy (D) 4,718 0.33%
Will Baker (R) 4,593 0.32%
Mohammad H. Said (C) 3,387 0.23%
Schalk Leonard 2,818 0.19%
William Edward Chovil (R) 2,039 0.14%
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