Pat Jerns

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Pat Jerns
Candidate for
Washington State Senate, District 42

Political party Democrat
Website Campaign website
Pat Jerns was a Democratic candidate for District 42, Washington State Senate. The primary election was on August 11, 2010. The state legislative general election was on November 2, 2010.



See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2010

Pat Jerns ran for re-election to the Washington State Senate District 42 seat. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 17, 2010. He was defeated by Doug Ericksen (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[1]

Washington State Senate, District 42 Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Doug Ericksen (R) 21,822 61.49%
Green check mark transparent.png Pat Jerns (D) 13,669 38.51%

Campaign themes

Jern's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Jobs and Economy
Excerpt: "When people are out of work we pay in many different ways to support them. I’d rather invest those dollars in making more jobs so that we get a better return on our investment and they can live a better more productive life."
  • Education
Excerpt: "I believe that we need to fund and oversee our education system to determine that it is delivering quality, meaningful educational opportunities with measureable results."
  • Environment
Excerpt: "We need to use all reasonable means to find ways of enjoying the earth, water and air without harming it."
  • Law, Justice and Consumer Protection
Excerpt: "We need to provide protection for consumers, especially the elderly or disadvantaged from those who would take unfair advantage of them."[2]

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