Washington’s most unlikely candidate rolled into Spokane this week on a campaign swing. The name is Sharon Hanek, a West Sider who lives in Pierce County. Read more
Occupation: State treasurer
On this race: Improve planning for transportation and general obligation debt to prevent short-term spending from foreclosing the major, long-term investments needed to keep economy growing.
Notable: Saved $1.3 billion in interest costs on state debt by obtaining lower interest rates from Wall Street; recovered lost investment value of state pension fund.
- Web: jimmcintire.com
Last updated: Nov. 13, 9:30 p.m. Election results
|Jim McIntire (D)||1,567,626||58.43%|
|Sharon Hanek (I)||1,115,423||41.57%|
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