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  Gorton III, T. Slade
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<-  1999-01-01  
 
NameT. Slade Gorton III
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Bellevue, Washington , United States
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Born January 08, 1928
DiedAugust 19, 2020 (92 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifedMr. Matt
Aug 19, 2020 12:49pm
Tags English - Married - Air Force - Army - Episcopalian -
Infoborn in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 8, 1928; attended public schools in Evanston, Ill.; graduated, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1950, Columbia University Law School, New York City 1953; served in the United States Army 1945-1946, United States Air Force, lieutenant, 1953-1956, United States Air Force Reserve, colonel, 1956-1980; admitted to the Washington State bar in 1953 and commenced practice in Seattle; served in the Washington State house of representatives 1959-1969, majority leader 1967-1969; Washington State attorney general 1969-1981; member, President�s Consumer Advisory Council 1975-1977; member, Washington State Law and Justice Commission 1969-1980; member, State Criminal Justice Training Commission 1969-1980; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1980, and served from January 3, 1981 to January 3, 1987; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1986; resumed the practice of law; elected again as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1988; reelected in 1994, and served from January 3, 1989 to January 3, 2001; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2000.

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  01/27/2011 WA Redistricting Commission Won 20.00% (+0.00%)
  11/07/2000 WA US Senate Lost 48.64% (-0.09%)
  09/19/2000 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 43.57% (+6.85%)
  11/08/1994 WA US Senate Won 55.75% (+11.50%)
  09/20/1994 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 52.95% (+35.48%)
  01/03/1993 US Senate Assistant Minority Leader Lost 35.90% (-28.21%)
  11/08/1988 WA US Senate Won 51.09% (+2.17%)
  09/20/1988 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 35.90% (+4.11%)
  11/04/1986 WA US Senate Lost 48.67% (-1.98%)
  09/16/1986 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 46.36% (+0.71%)
  01/03/1985 US Senate Assistant Majority Leader Lost 41.51% (-16.98%)
  11/04/1980 WA US Senate Won 54.17% (+8.35%)
  09/16/1980 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 32.91% (+0.00%)
  11/02/1976 WA Attorney General Won 56.46% (+15.57%)
  11/07/1972 WA Attorney General Won 54.33% (+8.67%)
  09/19/1972 WA Attorney General - Blanket Primary Won 33.15% (+3.37%)
  11/05/1968 WA Attorney General Won 50.22% (+0.45%)
  09/17/1968 WA Attorney General - Blanket Primary Won 22.63% (+5.67%)
  01/02/1967 WA State House - Majority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1966 WA State House District 46 Seat 1 Won 78.53% (+57.07%)
  11/03/1964 WA State House District 46 Won 33.37% (+4.52%)
  01/03/1959 WA House Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - Popular Vote - Nov 08, 2016 I Evan McMullin
King County Executive - NP Primary - Aug 18, 2009 R Susan Hutchison
WA US President - R Primary - Feb 19, 2008 R John McCain
WA Supreme Court - Pos. 2 Primary - Sep 19, 2006 R Stephen L. Johnson
Port of Seattle Commissioner - Pos. 1 - Nov 08, 2005 N John W. Creighton III
Port of Seattle Commissioner - Pos. 4 - Nov 08, 2005 D Patricia Davis
WA Supreme Court - Pos. 1 - Nov 02, 2004 R James Martin Johnson
WA Initiative 872 - Nov 02, 2004 YES Yes
WA Superintendent of Public Instruction - Nov 02, 2004 D Teresa "Terry" Bergeson
WA Secretary of State - Nov 02, 2004 R Sam S. Reed
WA Attorney General - R Primary - Sep 14, 2004 R Rob McKenna
WA District 5 - R Primary - Sep 14, 2004 R Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 D M. Joycelyn Elders
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor