u 2012 Washington General Election

Nancy McLaughlin

A candidate for State Senator, Legislative District 3 (central Spokane) in the 2012 Washington General Election

Party: Republican

Age: 56City: Spokane, WA

Occupation: Spokane city councilwoman

On this race: Says she would bring “common sense” leadership to fight against high taxes and excessive regulations and would focus on creating jobs and education reform. Supports constitutional amendment requiring two-thirds votes to approve tax increases. Opposes same-sex marriage. Supports initiative to allow charter schools. Agrees with state Supreme Court ruling that says state isn’t adequately funding education, but says taxes don’t need to be increased. Supports rule requiring minors to receive parental consent to receive an abortion.

Career: With her husband owns D-Mac Construction, a kitchen and bath remodeling company. Has served as a volunteer in several organizations. Former president of Parent-Teacher Organization at Madison Elementary.

Education: Graduated from Nampa High School in Nampa, Idaho, in 1976.

Political experience: Elected to Spokane City Council in 2005. Reelected in 2009. Spokane Airport Board member. Spokane Transit Authority board member. President of the Association of Washington Cities.

Family: Married. Has three adult children.

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Competitors

Last updated: Nov. 13, 6:02 p.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Andy Billig (D) 28,305 57.79%
Nancy McLaughlin (R) 20,673 42.21%
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