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Sunday, December 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Dave Walker (R)

Resume: 64, Lacey … bachelor’s degree, University of Washington … 16 years, insurance regulator for state Office of Insurance Commissioner; principal instructor for Washington Agent’s Continuing Education organization … Distinguished Service Award from National Association of Health Underwriters. Founder of Senior Health Insurance Benefit Advisors program. … Married, two children.

Finances: Raised about $50,000.

Why he’s running: “I spent 16 years in the department, and I feel the current commissioner is hurting the Washington consumer and it’s eventually going to blow up in our faces. I’m trying to protect the Washington citizen from some radical and inexperienced people.”

What he’d do first: “We’ve got to solve the terrible problem we have with the health insurance field. We have to cool down the hostility that’s developed between the insurance department and the insurance companies. We’ve got to establish a climate of trust.”


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