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|Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction|
|Service/branch||United States Marines|
was a candidate for Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction
in the 2012 elections
. He finished second in the primary election on August 7, 2012 but did not make the general election ballot. Incumbent Randy Dorn
Higgins is a retired engineer who works as a substitute teacher.
- See also: Washington down ballot state executive elections, 2012
Higgins ran for Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction in 2012. He faced incumbent Randy Dorn, James Bauckman, Don Hansler and John Patterson Blair in the blanket primary on August 7. Dorn was unopposed in the general election. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction General Election, 2012
||Randy Dorn Incumbent
|Election Results via Washington Secretary of State.
|Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction, Primary, 2012
|Randy I. Dorn
|Ronald L. (Ron) Higgins
| James Bauckman
| Don Hansler
| John Patterson Blair
|Election Results via Washington Secretary of State (dead link).
A one issue candidate, Higgins is pushing for the return of teaching civics in the classroom. Not expecting to win, he stated, "Hopefully someone will plagiarize all my good ideas."
- ↑ Washington Secretary of State, "2012 General Election Results," November 7, 2012
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 KEPR TV, "Randy Dorn hopes to finish campaign at primary," July 24, 2012
- ↑ Washington Secretary of State, "2012 primary candidates," accessed May 18, 2012
- ↑ Washington Secretary of State, "August 07, 2012 Primary Results," accessed August 9, 2012 (dead link)