Resume: 35, Redmond … bachelor’s degree in political science, University of Washington; law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law … legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton; legal counsel to Washington state Senate; King County deputy prosecutor … married.
Finances: Raised $169,476 as of Tuesday.
Why he’s running: “I am running for insurance commissioner because this office is far too important to leave to partisan ideologues or industry insiders.”
What he’d do first: He suggests a health-care summit among insurers, health-care providers, legislators and consumers so that all parties can brainstorm on what to do to “reverse the mistakes” of the past four years.
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