Resume: 35, Redmond … bachelor’s degree in political science, University of Washington; law degree from University of Santa Clara School of Law … Legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton; legal counsel to Washington state Senate; King County deputy prosecutor … Married.
Finances: Raised about $100,000.
Why he’s running: ‘I am running for insurance commissioner because this office is far too important to leave to partisan ideologues or industry insiders.”
What he’d do first: He suggests a health care summit between insurers, health care providers, legislators and consumers so that all parties can brainstorm on what to do to “reverse the mistakes” of past four years.
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