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John F. Driscoll

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 6 (West Plains and western Spokane) in the 2010 Washington Primary Election

Party: Democrat


On this race:

Elected Experience: State Representative of the 6th Legislative District. Legislative Priorities: Working to fund education, keep government accountable, provide access to Healthcare, and protect Family Wage Jobs.

Other Professional Experience: Nonprofit Healthcare Management for Spokane Medical Society as Executive Director of Project Access. John has spent 25 years helping people gain access to healthcare; working with physicians, hospitals and clinics in practice management and business development.

Education: Gonzaga Prep, 1975; Washington State University, B.S. Psychology 1979; Whitworth College, M.S. Healthcare Administration 1985

Community Service: Washington State School For The Blind, board member; Ronald McDonald House, past president; Greater Spokane, Inc, Public Policy Committee; Rotary 21, Disabilities Committee

Statement: With Spokane roots dating back over 100 years, John Driscoll is a native who knows our local issues firsthand. He's a former public school parent, and a longtime business leader who said no to Olympia's proposed sales tax increase.

An independent voice, John's established a reputation as a leader who forged consensus - and got things done. He voted against suspending voter approved I-960, passed legislation increasing access to healthcare, and rejected tax increases. John's working to increase government accountability, improve schools, protect citizens from criminals, and create family wage jobs. Elect a proven, independent leader: John Driscoll! 100% Spokane.

Election results

CandidateVotesPct
John F. Driscoll (D) 15,904 40.49%
Shelly O’Quinn (R) 10,258 26.11%

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Competitors

Shelly O’Quinn

Republican