|U.S. House, Washington, District 1|
|Master's||University of Washington, University of Szczecin, Poland|
Orlinski is a Polish immigrant. He earned his master's in business administration from the University of Sczczecin in Poland. He was an assistant professor in political science at Maritime University in Szczecin. He moved to the United States and earned a master's in international studies from the University of Washington. He is currently a social worker with DSHS.
Orlinski said :" I am running for office as an independent Republican who is fiscally conservative and moderate on social issues. I am seeking office because I deeply care about our country and its future. In this race, I want to represent the silent majority of people who feel that their voices are not being heard by the bickering extremists on both sides - people whose personal liberties, constitutional rights, and individual freedoms are under attack.
Our government is out of control with bailouts, stimulus packages, and crony-capitalism grants that have caused our budget deficits to balloon and increased our national debt by five trillion dollars over the last three years. We need to reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act and impose other restrictions on the banking system so we can avoid future crises. Audit and oversight of the Federal Reserve System should be implemented.
Our unemployment levels have remained high since the current recession began. We need to do more in this area but the majority of our efforts should be concentrated on increasing private employment levels. We need to show more financial restrains, reduce the size of our government, and make it more efficient. If not done soon, we are going to face dire consequences - inflation and financial ruin.
We need to continue reforming our health care, environmental protection, and welfare systems. I urge more emphasis on technical and vocational education, and making our schools more competitive. We need more efforts made towards ending homelessness, improving mental health and disability services, and reducing abortion and teenage pregnancy rates.
I would like to see an immigration system overhaul which would put more emphasis on our labor needs. We need to end the wars, regain control of our borders, and protect our laws, liberties, and sovereignty."
|U.S. House, Washington District 1, Blanket Primary, 2014|
|Suzan DelBene Incumbent||50.9%||59,451|
|Mike the Mover||1%||1,186|
|Source: Results via WA.gov Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.|
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- Washington.gov, "Ballot Order List," accessed May 23, 2014
- Associated Press, "Washington - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 5, 2014
- King County Election, "Orlinski," accessed August, 3rd, 2012
- Washington Secretary of State, "Candidate Filings," accessed May 18, 2012
- Associated Press, "Election results"