u 2012 Washington General Election

Daryl Romeyn

A candidate for County Commission, Dist. 2, Spokane County in the 2012 Washington General Election

Party: Democrat

Age: 55City: Greenacres, WA

On this race: ISSUES: He is proposing an economic growth strategy that involves tourism, military parts manufacturing and small agriculture. He wants cost-cutting in criminal justice, and says he's a fiscal conservative, but supports letting voters decide on a sales tax increase for public safety. He is against countywide expansion of urban growth boundary; wants urban boundary additions considered individually. Romeyn opposes the county’s $225,000 annual allocation to Greater Spokane, Inc., the region’s economic development organization. NOTABLE: Graduated in film from University of Michigan, worked at KXLY from 1985 to 2003 and at KREM from 2003 to 2010. Ran for U.S. Congress in 2010.

Competitors

Last updated: Nov. 27, 1:53 p.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Shelly O’Quinn (R) 113,996 54.56%
Daryl Romeyn (D) 94,930 45.44%
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