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Michael Padden

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

Party: Republican

Age: 74

City: Spokane Valley, WA

Occupation: Retired district court judge

A longtime Spokane Valley lawyer who was elected to the state House of Representatives in 1980, Padden served seven terms in the Legislature before being appointed Spokane County District Court judge in 1995. He's married with five grown sons.

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

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