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Robert "Bob" Wilson

A candidate for State Representative, Pos. 2, Legislative District 7 (Northeastern Washington) in the 2012 Washington General Election

Party: Republican

Age: 59

City: Ione, WA

Career: Retired in 2009 after 25 years in U.S. Border Patrol, including six as the supervisor of the patrol’s office in Metaline Falls. Wrote book aimed at young teens about a boy with leukemia.

Education: Graduated from Sunnyside High School. Earned bachelor’s in wildlife biology from Washington State University.

Political experience: Ran for Pend Oreille County Sheriff.

Family: Divorced. Has school-age daughter and two adult children.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Joel Kretz (R) 32,496 63.92%
Robert “Bob” Wilson (R) 18,341 36.08%

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