Washington State Senate, District 44
- See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2010
Dave Schmidt ran for re-election to the Washington State Senate District 44 seat in 2010. He defeated Ryan Ferrie and Lillian Kaufer in the August 17 primary. He was defeated by Democrat Steve Hobbs in the November 2, 2010 general election.
|Washington State Senate, District 44 Primary (2010)|
|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%|
Schmidt's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "In my 20 years of being around the state legislature, next year's budget is on track to be the worse I've ever seen."
- Excerpt: "I served on the WA Learns Steering Committee, a 1 1/2 year in depth look at education policy in our state. Keeping the same course is not acceptable, we must make dramatic changes to our education system."
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- List of all Washington legislative candidates who have filed
- Senate Republican Campaign Committee
- Campaign website
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