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Amy Biviano

A candidate for State Representative, Pos. 2, Legislative District 4 (Spokane Valley) in the 2012 Washington Primary

Party: Democrat

Age: 40City: Spokane Valley, WA

Occupation: Certified public accountant

AMY BIVIANO

Education: Graduate from Pauls Valley High School in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Earned bachelor’s degree in anthropology, Yale University, 1997. Earned master’s in business administration from Gonzaga University, 2007

Work experience: Self-employed CPA and accounting consultant, 2009-present. Accountant, Spokane County United Way, 2008.

Political experience: Ran unsuccessfully for state representative in the Fourth Legislative District in 2012. Former chairwoman of the Spokane County Democratic Party. Member, Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce government affairs committee, 2010-present.

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Matt Shea Republican

Last updated: Aug. 10, 10:57 a.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Matt Shea (R) 16,857 59.65%
Amy Biviano (D) 11,404 40.35%
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State Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, is refusing to remove a picture of his election opponent’s home from his Facebook page. Amy Biviano, the Democrat who is challenging Shea’s election bid, said Friday that she left voicemails with Shea and with Spokane County Republican Party… Read more

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