Jennifer Ferguson

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Jennifer Ferguson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Washington, District 10
PartyIndependent
Elections and appointments
Next primaryAugust 5, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Jennifer Gigi Ferguson is a 2014 Independent candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 10th Congressional District of Washington.[1]

She was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 10th Congressional District of Washington.

Biography

Ferguson founded a non-profit counseling center and has started two small businesses.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Ferguson outlined her platform on her website:[3]

  • "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."

Elections

2014

See also: Washington's 10th Congressional District elections, 2014

Ferguson is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Washington's 10th District. The primary election will be held August 10, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.[1]

2012

See also: Washington's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012

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.[4] The top two vote-getters, regardless of party, were on the general election ballot.[5] She was defeated in the August 7, 2012, primary.[6]

The 10th District was added in 2012 as a result of the 2010 Census findings. The new district was seen as favorable to Democrats.[7]

Personal

Ferguson is married with three sons.[2]

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