A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 3 (central Spokane) in the 2010 Washington General Election
City: Spokane, WA
Occupation: State representative
Education: Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1986. Earned bachelor’s in government from Georgetown University.
Work experience: Part owner and former general manager and president of the Spokane Indians Baseball Club.
Political background: Has served in current Senate seat since 2013. Elected to state House in 2010 and 2012. Serves as deputy minority leader. Former member of city's Human Services Advisory Board and Mayor Mary Verner's Citizens Financial Advisory Committee.
Family: Divorced. Has two children.
More about Andy Billig
On this race:
Elected Experience: Billig has not previously held elected office. He will be a fresh, active and strong voice for our community in the Legislature.
Other Professional Experience: Billig is President of the Spokane Indians Baseball Team. Under his leadership, the Indians have earned a reputation for outstanding customer service, community involvement and business excellence.
Education: B.A. Government, Georgetown University
Community Service: YMCA Board, Spokane Human Services Advisory Board, Citizens’ Financial Advisory Committee to the Mayor, Bike to Work Spokane, Greater Spokane Incorporated volunteer, Big Brother, and volunteer youth sports coach. Andy has been a citizen advocate for Spokane in Olympia, advancing legislation that benefits our community.
Statement: Andy Billig is the proven leader Spokane needs now to fight for our community. Andy is a business leader, human services volunteer and father, with progressive values and a record of delivering results. We can count on Andy to put his leadership skills and experience to work in Olympia, getting a fair share for Spokane: continuing investments in job creation, public schools and protection of our river and aquifer.
Andy is the Democratic Party's official nominee for this position and endorsed by Senator Lisa Brown, Mayor Mary Verner, Spokane Firefighters, State Labor Council, teachers and neighbors throughout Spokane.
Lousie Chadez, who won about 20 percent of the vote in the four-way primary for the state House seat representing central Spokane, said this week she will endorse follow Democrat Andy Billig for the general election.Billig finished second and will face the likely winner of…
The three Democrats running for the open House seat in Central Spokane’s 3rd Legislative District had very different bases of support.The map shows the vote totals without Republican Dave White, who also seems set to advance to the general election from the Top Two primary….
The top photo is Andy Billig’s reaction to the announcement that he would advance to the general election.The next photo is Billig’s response to finding out he will face Republican Dave White in the general election.It’s hard to blame Billig for appearing to be more…
Here’s the latest video of candidates from the 3rd Legislative District vying to replace retiring state Rep. Alex Wood.
Spokane County Democratic Party officials voted this week to endorse Andy Billig for the Statehouse seat now held by Democratic Rep. Alex Wood.Billig, president of the Spokane Indians Baseball Blub, announced his candidacy last fall, before Woods announced his retirement. Spokane City Councilman Bob Apple…
John Ahern’s campaign released this form Wednesday after Bob Apple denied endorsing Ahern. Both Ahern and his campaign manager, Josh Kerns, said they witnessed Apple signing it last year at the county fair.The top of the form is quite clear: “I endorse John Ahern for…
The field of candidates is growing in the race to replace retiring Democratic state Rep. Alex Wood.Spokane City Councilman Bob Apple confirmed this week that he will compete for Wood’s seat representing the 3rd Legislative District, the most reliably Democratic district in eastern Washington.
Andy Billig, the president of the Spokane Indians baseball, wants to play in a different league. He’s running for the state Legislature in central Spokane’s 3rd District.As ballots were being cast and counted this week for the 2009 election, Billig filed papers with the state…