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Jay Inslee

A candidate for Governor, State of Washington in the 2012 Washington Primary

Party: Democrat

Age: 69

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

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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.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
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 %

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Competitors

Rob McKenna

Republican

Rob Hill

Republican

Shahram Hadian

Republican

James White

Independent

Christian Joubert

Holistic Party

L. Dale Sorgren

Independent

Max Sampson

Republican

Javier Lopez

Republican

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