u 2012 Washington General Election

Jim McIntire

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

Party: Democrat

Age: 62

Occupation: State treasurer

On this race: Improve planning for transportation and general obligation debt to prevent short-term spending from foreclosing the major, long-term investments needed to keep economy growing.

Notable: Saved $1.3 billion in interest costs on state debt by obtaining lower interest rates from Wall Street; recovered lost investment value of state pension fund.

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Sharon Hanek Independent

Last updated: Nov. 13, 9:30 p.m. Election results

Jim McIntire (D) 1,567,626 58.43%
Sharon Hanek (I) 1,115,423 41.57%
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