u 2012 Washington General Election

Tim Benn

A candidate for State Representative, Pos. 1, Legislative District 3 (central Spokane) in the 2012 Washington General Election

Party: Republican

Age: 36City: Spokane, WA

Occupation: Co-owner of day-care center

On this race: Disagrees with state Supreme Court ruling that said that the state isn’t adequately funding basic education. Supports rule requiring supermajority votes to increase taxes. Opposes same-sex marriage. Supports charter schools. Opposes law giving local governments the option to install red light enforcement cameras.

TIM BENN

Education: Graduated from Faith Christian Academy in 1996. Received associate degrees from Spokane Community College in general business, business management and marketing in 2005. Received child development associate’s degree from Blue Prints for Learning in 2011.

Work experience: Owns a child day care center, Little Precious Ones, with his wife in the Minnehaha Neighborhood of North Spokane

Political experience: First run for office. Led effort earlier this year to challenge day-care regulations that he says are duplicative and burdensome.

Family: Married. Has three school-age children

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Competitors

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

CandidateVotesPct
Marcus Riccelli (D) 29,906 62.56%
Tim Benn (R) 17,895 37.44%
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