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A third Republican candidate has entered the race to replace state Rep. John Ahern.
Ben Oakley, the legislative aide for state Rep. Kevin Parker, filed paperwork earlier this week announcing his bid with the state Public Disclosure Commission.
Oakley joins Republicans Larry Keller, the superintendent of the Cheney School District, and Spokane attorney Jeff Holy. Former state Rep. Dennis Dellwo, a Democrat, also is running.
Ahern announced last month that he would not seek reelection for his 6th Legislative District seat.
Oakley, 29, worked for Parker's office for three years until he stepped down last week to run for the office.