Shahram Hadian

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Shahram Hadian
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Governor of Washington
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Shahram Hadian was a candidate for Governor of Washington in the 2012 elections.


Hadian was born in Iran in 1971. His father, a Lt. Colonel in the Army, and his mother, an elementary school teacher, moved their family from Iran to the United States in December of 1978. They lived in the U.S. for four years before moving to Canada in 1982. Hadian eventually moved back to the U.S. and became a citizen.

Hadian has worked as a Christian pastor, police officer, teacher and coach. He is currently a public speaker and runs the Truth in Love Project, dedicated to speaking the "truth in love on a variety of critical issues facing our nation, including:

  • The threat of radical Islam and oppressive Shari’ah Law in America
  • The importance of civic engagement
  • Protecting our Constitution and the rule of law from application of foreign law
  • National security
  • Standing with the nation of Israel[1][2]


  • B.A., Biblical studies and Christian ministry, Puget Sound Christian College



See also: Washington gubernatorial election, 2012

Hadian ran for Governor of Washington in 2012.[3] He finished fourth in the August 7th blanket primary.[4]

Governor of Washington, Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJay Inslee 47.1% 664,534
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob McKenna 42.9% 604,872
     Republican Shahram Hadian 3.3% 46,169
     Democratic Rob Hill 3.2% 45,453
     Independent James White 1% 13,764
     No Party Preference Christian Joubert 0.7% 10,457
     Independent L. Dale Sorgen 0.7% 9,734
     Republican Max Sampson 0.6% 8,753
     Republican Javier O. Lopez 0.4% 6,131
Total Votes 1,409,867
Election Results via Washington Secretary of State (dead link)'


Hadian and his wife, Michelle, live in Everett, WA with their two sons.

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