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  Baumgartner, Michael
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NameMichael Baumgartner
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Spokane, Washington , United States
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Born December 13, 1975 (43 years)
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Dec 01, 2012 01:27pm
Tags Caucasian - Libertarian - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Labor - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Environment - Pro Marijuana Legalization - Pro- gun - Pro-Life - Pro-Smaller Government - Pro-Tort Reform - Married - Catholic - Straight -
InfoMichael Baumgartner represents the 6th District in Spokane. He is the ranking Republican on the Senate Economic Development, Trade and Innovation Committee, and a member of the Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee and the Senate Ways and Means Committee.

Michael is a former diplomat and business consultant, having served as an Economic Affairs Officer with the US State Department in Iraq. He now works part-time as an economics adviser to the US military.

Michael was born in Pullman and attended high school in Spokane before attending Washington State University (WSU), where he graduated in 1999, with a degree in Economics. While at WSU he was named a Foley Scholar and a Stephenson Scholar, the top award of the Honor’s College.

Michael also holds a Masters in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard University and taught there as a Teaching Fellow in Economics.

While in college he also worked as a researcher on environmental science teams with the US Forest Service and spent a year as a volunteer teaching in Mozambique, Africa.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
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DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
10/17/2012-10/20/2012 Strategies 360 14.00% ( 0.0) 8.00% ( 0.0) 78.00% ( 0.0)

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Aug 22, 2012 08:00pm News Michael Baumgartner, Washington GOP Senate Candidate, Admits Telling Reporter To 'Go F--- Yourself'  Article IndyGeorgia 

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RACES
  11/06/2018 Spokane County Treasurer Won 57.40% (+14.94%)
  11/04/2014 WA State Senate District 6 Won 57.47% (+14.94%)
  08/05/2014 WA State Senate District 6 - Open Primary Won 57.23% (+14.46%)
  11/06/2012 WA US Senate Lost 39.55% (-20.90%)
  08/07/2012 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 30.07% (+0.00%)
  11/02/2010 WA State Senate District 6 Won 53.71% (+7.43%)
  08/17/2010 WA State Senate District 6 - Open Primary Won 53.30% (+6.60%)
ENDORSEMENTS
WA Initiative 502 - Concerning Marijuana - Nov 06, 2012 YES Yes
WA State Senate District 4 - Special - Nov 08, 2011 R Jeff Baxter