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Bob Ferguson

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

Party: Democrat

Age: 53

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

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Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Bob Ferguson (D) 619,399 51.43 %
Reagan Dunn (R) 464,379 38.56 %
Stephen Pidgeon (R) 120,627 10.02 %

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