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Stew Henderson

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 22 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Democrat

On this race:

Elected Experience: City Council, Hyattsville, Maryland. (1992 - 1999)

Other Professional Experience: Founder, Third Way Consulting Group. (Olympia, 2005 - present.); Assistant Director, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. (Olympia, 1999 - 2006.); Peace Corps Volunteer, Republic of Mauritania (Africa). (1981 - 1983.)

Education: BA, Policy Studies - Dartmouth College. (Hanover, NH, 1981); MA, Applied Behavioral Sciences - Leadership Institute of Seattle. (Seattle, WA, 1994)

Community Service: Volunteer, Thurston Climate Action Team.  Henderson played a key role in building a broad coalition of business, government, and non-profit leaders to win $1.5 million in Federal grants to stimulate jobs and reduce ratepayers' energy bills by promoting energy efficiency in Thurston County. Statement: Stew Henderson is a proven, progressive leader who will fight for the values we share.  Stew's priorities in the legislature: creating jobs, fully funding our schools, and protecting the environment.

A lifelong Democrat, Stew is the only candidate nominated by the Democratic Party. Stew has earned endorsements from former Congresswoman Jolene Unsoeld; County Commissioners Sandra Romero and Karen Valenzuela; Washington Federation of State Employees; Washington Conservation Voters; Sierra Club; and 13 Lacey, Tumwater, and Olympia City Councilmembers.  Stew and his wife, Kathy Cox, met in the Peace Corps. Their sons Nat and Josh graduated from Olympia public schools.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Jason Hearn (G) 11,796 34.28 %
Chris Reykdal (D) 9,322 27.09 %
Stew Henderson (D) 7,950 23.10 %
Judi Hoefling (D) 2,701 7.85 %
Steve Robinson (P) 1,741 5.06 %
Jeremy Miller (D) 514 1.49 %
F. G. (Fred) Jensen (P) 390 1.13 %

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Chris Reykdal


Judi Hoefling


Steve Robinson

Progressive Dem

F. G. (Fred) Jensen

Prolife Democrat