City: Bainbridge Island, WA
Education: Earned bachelor’s degree from University of Washington; earned law degree from Willamette University Law School.
Work experience: Former prosecuting attorney, author.
Political experience: Elected governor in 2012; member of state Legislature, 1989-92; member U.S. House 1993-94; 1999-2012.
Family: Married, three children
- Web: jayinslee.com/home
On this race:
Issues: Build a stronger economy through innovation and education, although he opposes charter schools and is not promising to add $1 billion to public schools in 2013-15 to meet the “basic” education mandate from state Supreme Court. Notable: Is the first person elected to two different congressional districts in Washington.
|Jay Inslee (D)||599,135||46.80 %|
|Rob McKenna (R)||554,303||43.30 %|
|Rob Hill (R)||42,597||3.33 %|
|Shahram Hadian (R)||40,118||3.13 %|
|James White (I)||12,767||1 %|
|Christian Joubert (H)||9,390||0.73 %|
|L. Dale Sorgren (I)||8,711||0.68 %|
|Max Sampson (R)||8,170||0.64 %|
|Javier Lopez (R)||5,691||0.44 %|
Attorney General Rob McKenna said Thursday he wants to tap Washington’s creativity and use financial incentives to encourage doctors and consumers to save the state money on health care.