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Peter Dunbar

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 41 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Republican

On this race:

Elected Experience: No previous elected experience.

Other Professional Experience: Small business owner: co-founded company that provides over 20 local jobs; Anesthesiologist, Harborview Medical Center; Associate Professor, University of Washington Medical School.

Education: M.B.A. University of Washington; University of Aberdeen Medical School; Anesthesiology Residency, Medical University of South Carolina.

Community Service: Member, Rotary Club of Seattle; Board Member, University of Washington Student Science & Engineering Business Association; Co-Founder Washington Patient Safety Coalition; Past President, Washington State Medical Association, promoting access to quality and affordable health care. In 2006 co-founded annual global health delivery conference, dedicated to addressing unmet surgical care needs of people in developing countries.

Statement: "Legislature squandered opportunities for leadership...lawmakers focused on the wrong end of the equation: raising taxes rather than restructuring government," Seattle Times, 4/14/10. As your Representative, Peter Dunbar will work to change that. Dunbar will focus on creating jobs, restructuring government spending (prioritizing education and infrastructure) and bringing much-needed leadership, new energy and innovation to Olympia. 

Dunbar's opponent Marcie Maxwell voted yes on $800 million in new taxes in 2010.  Dunbar would have voted no.  His opponent also ignored the will of the voters and suspended voter-approved Initiative 960. As your Representative, Dunbar will respect the will of the voter.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Marcie Maxwell (D) 17,411 52.10 %
Peter Dunbar (R) 16,029 47.90 %

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Marcie Maxwell