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Tom Pasma

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 40 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Democrat


On this race:

Elected Experience: Tom Pasma has not been elected to office, but has worked as a citizen advocate to help draft and pass two pieces of legislation that benefitted our District

Other Professional Experience: Owner/Operator, Double S Quarter Horse Ranch, Bow; Professional Auctioneer raising thousands for local charities and non-profits

Education: Colorado State University, Equine Reproductive Management; Western School of Auctioneering

Community Service: 20 years in Skagit County; American Quarter Horse Association (Past President, WA Chapter); Coastal Conservation Association; Washington Farm Bureau; Board of Equi-Friends Therapeutic Riding Program; Blanchard Community Association; 25-30 charity auctions a year, including raising money for families facing overwhelming medical bills

Statement: As a small business owner, rancher and community volunteer, I have built a reputation as a leader who brings people together to find common sense solutions to complex problems. As an independent thinker with strong Democratic roots, I will focus on job creation, great schools, responsible budgets, and preservation of our environment and agricultural economy.

Innovative leadership and old fashioned values of hard work, respect, and dedication to our community are needed in Olympia to combat partisanship and special interests. I'm proud to be endorsed by Democrats and Republicans, unions and business leaders, environmentalists, teachers and hundreds of our neighbors.

Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Kristine Lytton (D) 8,896 26.31%
Mike Newman (R) 5,876 17.38%
Tom Pasma (D) 5,308 15.70%
Dusty Gulleson (R) 5,295 15.66%
Thomas Boucher (D) 2,698 7.98%
Donna R. Miller (R) 2,579 7.63%
Chuck Carrell (R) 1,487 4.40%
Justin Van Dyk (D) 1,027 3.04%
Doug (Yoshe) Revelle (H) 647 1.91%

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Competitors

Kristine Lytton

Democrat

Mike Newman

Republican

Dusty Gulleson

Republican

Thomas Boucher

Democrat

Donna R. Miller

Republican

Chuck Carrell

Republican

Justin Van Dyk

Democrat

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