Dave Schmidt

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Dave Schmidt
Candidate for
Washington State Senate, District 44

Political party Republican
Website Campaign website
Dave Schmidt was a Republican candidate for District 44, Washington State Senate. The primary election was on August 17, 2010. The state legislative general election was on November 2, 2010.



See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2010

Dave Schmidt ran for re-election to the Washington State Senate District 44 seat in 2010. He defeated Ryan Ferrie and Lillian Kaufer in the August 17 primary. He was defeated by Democrat Steve Hobbs in the November 2, 2010 general election.[1]

Washington State Senate, District 44 Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dave Schmidt (R) 11,119 36.30%
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Hobbs (D) 10,972 35.82%
Lillian Kaufer (D) 4,430 14.46%
Ryan Ferrie (R) 4,110 13.42%

Campaign themes

Schmidt's website lists the following issues:

  • Economy
Excerpt: "In my 20 years of being around the state legislature, next year's budget is on track to be the worse I've ever seen."
  • Education
Excerpt: "I served on the WA Learns Steering Committee, a 1 1/2 year in depth look at education policy in our state. Keeping the same course is not acceptable, we must make dramatic changes to our education system."[2]

External links

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