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Bob Ferguson

A candidate for Attorney General, State of Washington in the 2012 Washington General Election

Party: Democrat

Age: 52

City: Seattle, WA

Occupation: Lawyer

Education: Bishop Blanchette High School, Seattle, 1983; University of Washington, B. A; NYU law degree.

Work experience: Law clerk for U.S. District Judge Frem Nielsen in Spokane and 8th Circuit Court of Appeals; attorney, Preston Gates Ellis.

Political background: Elected King County Council 2003, re-elected 2007; elected attorney general 2012.

Family: Married, two children


On this race:

Promises strong focus on civil side of the legal spectrum, explaining it accounts for 90 percent of the job; promises to establish an environmental crimes task force.

Notable: Pushed to reduce the number of seats on the King County council, had his district eliminated and beat another incumbent.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Bob Ferguson (D) 1,443,811 53.11 %
Reagan Dunn (R) 1,274,664 46.89 %

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Reagan Dunn

Republican

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