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Maria Cantwell

A candidate for U.S. Senator, State of Washington in the 2012 Washington Primary

Party: Democrat

Age: 60

City: Seattle, WA

Occupation: Senator

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On this race:

Issues: Supports Affordable Care Act as “a huge win” for state but wants improvements to paperwork requirements, worked for increased port safety, expanded markets for farm products, increase to federal minimum wage and pension protections. Notable: Beat incumbent Sen. Slade Gorton in 2000 in one of the closest races in state history.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Maria Cantwell (D) 698,686 55.45 %
Michael Baumgartner (R) 382,599 30.36 %
Art Coday (R) 69,570 5.52 %
Timmy (Doc) Wilson (D) 29,149 2.31 %
Charlie Jackson (R) 24,004 1.91 %
Glen R. Stockwell (R) 23,944 1.90 %
Mike The Mover (R) 18,109 1.44 %
Will Baker (R) 13,978 1.11 %

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Art Coday

Republican

Mike The Mover

Republican

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