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Mike Kreidler

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

Party: Democrat

Age: 73

City: Tumwater, WA

Education: Graduated from Curtis High School in Tacoma; Earned undergraduate and optometry degrees from Pacific University; Earned master’s degree in Public Health from UCLA.

Political experience: State insurance commissioner since 2001; member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1993-94; Washington state senator, 1985-92; Washington state representative, 1977-84; North Thurston County school board, 1973-76.

Work experience: Former member Northwest Power Planning Council; former regional director Department of Health and Human Services; owned optometrist practice for 20 years; former member U.S. Air Force Reserve.

Family: Married, three grown children.


On this race:

Supports federal health care reform and coverage of pre-existing conditions and promises to keep nonprofit insurance providers from continued “stockpiling” of excess profits.

Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Mike Kreidler (D) 1,538,289 58.02%
John Adams (R) 1,112,949 41.98%

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