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Stan Lippmann

A candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Washington in the 2020 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 4

Age: 63

City: Renton, Washington

Education: Graduated from Irvington High School in Irvington, New York, in 1977. Earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from New York University in 1981. Earned a master’s degree in physics from Johns Hopkins University in 1984. Earned a doctorate in physics from Johns Hopkins University in 1989. Earned a law degree from the University of Washington in 1998.

Political Experience: Ran for mayor of Seattle in 1997. Ran for Congress in 1998. Ran for Seattle City Council in 1999 and 2001. Ran for Attorney General in 2000. Ran for King County Executive in 2009. Ran for the Washington State House of Representatives in 2010. Ran for mayor of Lake Forest Park in 2011.

Work Experience: Senior scientist at the Institute for Environmental Health from 2008 to 2010. Attorney at Lippmann Law Firm from 2000 to 2008, but disbarred in 2008.

Family: Not married. No children.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Chris Reykdal 898,951 40.41%
Maia Espinoza 564,674 25.38%
Ronald Higgins 456,879 20.54%
Dennis Wick 121,425 5.46%
David Spring 111,176 5%
Stan Lippmann 71,395 3.21%

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