|U.S. House, Washington, District 10|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Ferguson founded a non-profit counseling center and has started two small businesses.
Ferguson outlined her platform on her website:
- "I believe our brave men and women need to know we stand behind them and with them.
- I believe our soldiers should be able to get the help they need without being concerned about their careers.
- I believe military families need empowerment in assisting their loved ones returning home from combat.
- I believe that affordable housing is not a dream, but a reachable reality.
- I believe seniors should not have to choose between food and medication.
- I believe everyone deserves a right to affordable medical care.
- I believe education is a vital key in assuring America’s future.
- I believe all children should be given the tools to compete on a global scale.
- I believe college graduates should find work and not the unemployment line.
- I believe small business plays an important part in our economic recovery and expansion, and we need to make sure it stays that way.
- I believe small businesses need the necessary tools to learn, adapt, and grow.
- I believe skyrocketing gas prices are a deterrent to our economic recovery.
- I believe renewable energy sources will remove us from foreign oil.
- I believe Middle class America needs more tax breaks."
Ferguson ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Washington's 10th District. She was defeated by incumbent Denny Heck (D) and former state Representative Joyce McDonald (R), who were the top two vote-getters in the blanket primary.
|U.S. House, Washington District 10, Blanket Primary, 2014|
|Denny Heck Incumbent||51.4%||39,866|
|Source: Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.|
Ferguson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Washington's 10th District. She sought the nomination as a Democrat and faced Denny Heck (D), Richard Muri (R), Stan Flemming (R), Steve Hannon (I) and Sue Gunn (I) in the August 7, 2012, primary. The top two vote-getters, regardless of party, were on the general election ballot. She was defeated in the August 7, 2012, primary.
The 10th District was added in 2012 as a result of the 2010 Census findings. The new district was seen as favorable to Democrats.
Ferguson is married with three sons.
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- Washington's 10th Congressional District
- Washington's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012
- Washington's 10th Congressional District elections, 2014
- United States House of Representatives
- Washington.gov, "2014 Candidates Who Have Filed," accessed May 19, 2014
- Associated Press, "Washington - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 5, 2014
- Campaign website, "About"
- Campaign website, "I believe"
- Washington Secretary of State, "Candidate Filings," accessed May 18, 2012
- Washington Secretary of State, "Top 2 Primary: FAQ," accessed May 17, 2012
- Associated Press, "Primary Results"
- Politico, "Washington redistricting plan a small win for Democrats," December 28, 2011