North Bellevue resident and Indian American Vandana Slatter will be running for Bellevue City Council, challenging position 6 incumbent Don Davidson. Davidson is conservative member of the council. Currently a clinical pharmacist working for AmGen, Slatter graduated from the University of Washington with a Doctorate in Pharmacy and a Masters of Public Administration. She has served on the Washington State Board of Pharmacy, the Foundation Board of NARAL Pro-Choice Washington, and as a trustee of the Children’s Institute for Learning Differences and Overlake Hospital Foundation.
She is currently first in fundraising, having raised approximately $55,000 over the past three months. Davidson has currently not reported any donations to his campaign. Davidson is also being challenged by Lynne Robinson, who has raised approximately $26,000. (end)