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.
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.
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…