u 2010 Washington Primary Election

Bob Apple

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 3 (central Spokane) in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Democrat

Age: 59

Occupation: Former Spokane city councilman

On this race: Elected Experience: 7 years

Other Professional Experience: For fifteen years, I was a Union Member and for the last decade have been a small business owner. In fact two small businesses, one in retail the other in construction, both based in Hillyard.

Education: No information submitted

Community Service: Public Safety Committee, Public Works Committee, Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington, Human Services Advisory Board, Parks and Recreation Board, Spokane Neighborhood Action Program (SNAP) Spokane Regional Solid Waste Liaison Board, Human Rights Commission, Member, Spokane Central Lions Club, Board of Hearts of America Northwest, Precinct Committeeman, Democratic Party, Board of Spokane Neighborhood Action Program, Board Member, WA Families United 

Statement: I have been a Council Member since 2004 and am proud of all the changes we have made. I have the support of; my family, friends, customers, the many organizations I'm involved with in service on board and asking, for yours! I know the real needs and issues of our community and have been fighting constantly for them. I would not ask if I did not feel I could ask the right question, come up with solutions to problems, be open and available to your concerns and commit the time necessary to fulfill the obligations as you would expect.

Career: Former owner of roofing and contracting business. Former owner of Comet restaurant and bar in Hillyard.

Education: Graduated from Ferris High School in 1975.

Political experience: Long active in local politics. Ran unsuccessfully for port district in 1982, state Legislature 1986 as a Republican and in 2010 as a Democrat and Spokane City Council in 1989 and 2001. Elected to City Council in 2003 and 2007.

Family: Single. No children.

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Competitors

Dave White Republican
Andy Billig Democrat
Louise Chadez Democrat

Last updated: Sept. 1, 2:11 p.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Dave White (R) 6,030 31.57%
Andy Billig (D) 5,894 30.86%
Bob Apple (D) 3,894 20.39%
Louise Chadez (D) 3,284 17.19%
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