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Jeffrey Baxter

A candidate for State Senator, Legislative District 4 (Spokane Valley) in the 2011 Washington General Election

Party: Republican

Age: 59

City: Spokane Valley, WA

Occupation: businessman

Baxter owns and operates three companies that provide credit-card and teller-machine services to other small businesses. He advocates low taxes and limited government.

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On this race:

Baxter was appointed to the seat in January following a controversial selection process that Republican insiders say was intended to benefit state Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, who wanted the appointment. Then, during the legislative session, Baxter announced that he wanted to make the temporary appointment permanent and would run for the remainder of the term.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Michael Padden (R) 20,019 55 %
Jeffrey Baxter (R) 16,378 45 %

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Michael Padden

Republican