Bobby Virk

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Bobby Virk
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Candidate for
Washington House of Representatives, District 11b
Bachelor'sUniversity of Pennsylvania
Campaign website
Bobby Virk was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 11b of the Washington House of Representatives.


Campaign themes


Virk's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Education
Excerpt: "Although we invest heavily in our education system, American kids are ranked far below other nations when it comes to math, reading and basic science."
  • Environment
Excerpt: "We all realize what a treasure we have with our natural resources. That's why we live here and our respect and love for the outdoors is what makes us so special."
  • Healthcare
Excerpt: "There's been an enormous amount of confusion about the new Healthcare reform bill. In all honesty, the Democrats haven't done a particularly good job of explaining it and, as far as opponents are concerned, it seems they've passed up no opportunity to try to scare the wits out of American voters by using distortions, exaggerations and outright disinformation."
  • Jobs and the Economy
Excerpt: "Small businesses constitute 85% of workforce of US. Promoting policies which help small, main street businesses, especially new businesses, are essential and helping true engines of job growth."



See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Virk ran in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 11b. Virk was defeated by Steve Bergquist and Sarah Sanoy-Wright in the August 7 blanket primary election. They face each other in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington State House of Representatives, District 11b Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Bergquist 28% 6,074
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSarah Sanoy-Wright 25.2% 5,451
     Democratic Stephanie Bowman 22.4% 4,853
     Democratic Bobby Virk 14% 3,040
     Democratic Rob Holland 10.4% 2,245
Total Votes 21,663


Virk and his wife, Helena, have two children.[4]

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