City: Seattle, WA
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
- Web: electbobferguson.com
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.
|Bob Ferguson (D)||1,443,811||53.10 %|
|Reagan Dunn (R)||1,274,664||46.90 %|
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