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|U.S. House, Washington, District 10|
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 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
- United States House of Representatives
- Campaign website
- 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
- AP Primary Results
- Politico, "Washington redistricting plan a small win for Democrats," December 28, 2011
- Jennifer Ferguson for Congress, "About,"