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Don Hansler

A candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Washington in the 2012 Washington Primary

Age: 87

City: Spanaway, WA

A retired math and science teacher, Hansler contemplated a 2012 run for president of the United States but ran into difficulty meeting the requirements to get his fledgling Common Sense Party on the ballot in all 50 states.

On this race:

Spanaway resident, 82, is an adjunct instructor at Seattle Pacific University, former math and science teacher. He advocates bonuses for teachers with high ratings from parents, different levels for high school diplomas, revisions to state testing systems Notable: Wrote a college textbook on teaching methods

Election results

Randy Dorn 573,211 55.98%
Ronald Higgins 157,230 15.36%
James Bauckman 136,401 13.32%
Don Hansler 94,735 9.25%
John Patterson Blair 62,334 6.09%