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Mike Bell

A candidate for 7th District Representative, Position 2, Legislative District 7 (Northeastern Washington) in the 2018 Washington General Election, Nov. 6

Party: Democratic

City: Nine Mile Falls, WA

Career:  U.S. Navy Corpsman (Vet) honorably discharged 1976 with letter of “Meritorious Service” from Commanding Officer, Naval Submarine Medical Center, Groton, CT.  Accountant at Haskins and Sells from 1979 to 1981. Worked in rural outreach for Billings Deaconess Hospitals, 1981 to 1983. Health care manager at LeMaster & Daniels accounting, 1983 to 1990. Health care manager at Pannel Kerr Forester accounting firm 1990 to 1991. Started a public accountant and consultant firm, Spokane-based Michael R Bell & Co. (20 employees) specializing in the health care industry, 1991 to 2010.  Co-founder Rural Health Clinic Association of Washington.

Education: Graduated from Havelock High School in North Carolina in 1969. Graduated from North Carolina State University in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Political experience: Has never held office. Volunteered for Washington's Initiative 735 limiting special interest spending on political candidates.

Work experience: U.S. Navy veteran, volunteer in the Naval Reserve, 1976 to 1979. Accountant at Haskins and Sells from 1979 to 1981. Worked in rural outreach for Billings Deaconess Hospitals, 1981 to 1983. Health care manager at LeMaster & Daniels accounting, 1983 to 1990. Health care manager at Pannel Kerr Forester accounting firm 1990 to 1991. Started a public accountant and consultant firm, Michael R Bell & Co., specializing in the health care industry, 1991 to 2010.

Family: Married. Has three adult children, three adult stepchildren and seven grandchildren.

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Competitors

Joel Kretz

Republican

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