Ruth S. Damsker
was a Democratic candidate
for District 12
of the Pennsylvania State Senate
. The primary election
was on May 18, 2010 and the general election was on November 2
- See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2010
Damskers was unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary but lost to incumbent Republican Stewart Greenleaf in the November 2 general election.
Damsker's campaign website listed four areas of focus:
- Economic and Business Development Excerpt: "Damsker’s focus will be on the creation of jobs in the traditional manufacturing sector as well as in the new green and technology areas."
- Education Policy Excerpt: "By supporting pre-K programs as well as post-secondary assistance, Ruth believes the State must play a key leadership role in ensuring all Pennsylvanians have access to a high quality education."
- Environmental Policy Excerpt: "Protecting the water, air and land will create a healthy environment and a healthy economy. Jobs will be created through the Green Sector in areas such as wind and solar power."
- Transportation and Infrastructure Excerpt: "By planning and investing strategically, the Pennsylvania State Government can address the immediate need to build safer roadways and bridges, while simultaneously improving the ability of businesses to move goods and the ability of families to travel more easily and safely."