- Associated Press - Saturday, May 3, 2014

NAME: Derek Cressman

AGE: 46. Born in Seattle, Dec. 12, 1967

PARTY: Democratic

EXPERIENCE: Led Democracy program for Public Interest Research Groups from 1995 to 2006. Served in government watchdog advocacy group Common Cause from 2006 to 2013 including as vice president for state operations in last year

FAMILY: Wife Deniz Tuncer, two daughters

WEBSITE: www.derekcressman.com

PRIORITIES: Hold hearings showcasing elected officials stances on corporate money in politics, improving voter and business registration and creating digital voter guide with campaign finance data and debate archives

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Name: David Curtis

AGE: 49. Born in Las Vegas, Aug. 21, 1964

PARTY: Green

EXPERIENCE: Designer for architect firms, Green Party activist since 2000 Ralph Nader presidential campaign

FAMILY: Partner Marnie Glickman, two daughters and a son

WEBSITE: www.votedavidcurtis.org

PRIORITIES: Wants candidate debates and forums to invite all candidates; opposes top-two primary as detrimental to minor party candidates; supports public financing of campaigns

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