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Bob Lewis
Former candidate for
Washington House of Representatives, District 21b
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionGrocery store management
Campaign website
Bob Lewis was a 2014 Green candidate for District 21b of the Washington House of Representatives.[1]


Lewis is a long time resident of the Puget Sound region of Washington state.[2]

After working as a shop steward with SEIU Local 6 and UFCW 21, Lewis is now a manager of a family-owned grocery store.[2]

Additionally, Lewis is a social justice blogger. He runs is own blog and is a contributor to two other blogs.[2]


Campaign themes


Lewis's campaign website highlights the following issues:[3]

Justice Reform

  • Excerpt: "There are two types of people in this country: those that believe there is nothing wrong with our justice system, and those that have had any contact with it whatsoever."

Protecting the Environment

  • Excerpt: "As Washingtonians, we are privileged to live in an area replete with such natural beauty."

Civil Rights

  • Excerpt: "Our government must work to protect the rights of all of its citizens."

Building a Sustainable Economy

  • Excerpt: "We need to look forward and meet the challenges of the coming decades at both the local and global level."

Reduce Income Inequality

  • Excerpt: "Do you want to know the quickest way to reduce violent crime? Reduce income inequality."



See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 49 districts (98 seats) in the Washington House of Representatives took place in 2014. A blanket primary election took place on August 5, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 17, 2014. Incumbent Lillian Ortiz-Self (D) and Jeff Scherrer (R) defeated Ed Wegner (I) and Bob Lewis (Green) in the primary. Ortiz-Self defeated Scherrer in the general election.[1][4][5]

Washington House of Representatives, District 21b General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLillian Ortiz-Self Incumbent 58.6% 21,554
     Republican Jeff Scherrer 41.4% 15,239
Total Votes 36,793
Washington House of Representatives, District 21b Top Two Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLillian Ortiz-Self Incumbent 55.8% 11,552
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Scherrer 34.3% 7,095
     Independent Ed Wegner 6% 1,233
     Green Bob Lewis 3.9% 806
Total Votes 20,686



In 2014, Lewis's endorsements include the following:[6]

  • Mike LaPointe
  • I-1329 Wamend
  • Green Party of Snohomish County
  • Green Party of Washington State
  • Green Party of the United States
  • Green Party of Seattle
  • Progressive Party of Washington State

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