Arrow-right Camera

Election Center

Kevin Parker

A candidate for State Representative, Pos. 1, Legislative District 6 (West Plains and western Spokane) in the 2012 Washington Primary

Party: Republican

Age: 43

City: Spokane, WA

Occupation: Coffee shop owner

KEVIN PARKER

Education: Undergraduate degree from Whitworth University; MBA from George Fox University; executive leadership studies at Harvard University.

Work experience: Owns several Spokane coffee shops; adjunct professor at Whitworth and Gonzaga universities; incumbent state representative; was working as a volunteer youth counselor at Columbine High School during the 1999 massacre that killed 13 and injured 21 others.

Political experience: Three terms in the Washington House of Representatives.


Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Kevin Parker (R) 20,131 100 %

Details & headlines >>

Contact information


Related coverage

Parker gets honorary gig on McMorris Rodgers’ campaign

State Rep. Kevin Parker has plenty of time on his hands, politically speaking. The Republican from Spokane’s 6th District doesn’t have an opponent in this year’s election. So over the weekend, he signed on as honorary chairman of Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ congressional re-election campaign. According…


Parker again without challenger

So much for magical thinking. The Occupy Spokane activist who challenged state Rep. Kevin Parker’s reelection bid already has dropped out of the race. Wayne Kyle Spitzer, a Democrat, confirmed today that he decided against running for Parker’s 6th District House seat. He filed paperwork…


Parker challeger, Wayne Spitzer, used to big challenges

Wayne Kyle Spitzer isn’t without ‘magical thinking.’ Just check out his 1990s film work on YouTube. Spitzer, who has become a prominent voice in Occupy Spokane, recently announced on Facebook that he will challenge state House Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, in the August primary as…


Parker aide, Ben Oakley, announces bid for Ahern’s House seat

A third Republican candidate has entered the race to replace state Rep. John Ahern. Ben Oakley, the legislative aide for state Rep. Kevin Parker, filed paperwork earlier this week announcing his bid with the state Public Disclosure Commission. Oakley joins Republicans Larry Keller, the superintendent…


Dellwo challenges Ahern for 6th District seat

Democrats will give voters a choice in at least one race in the 6th Legislative District. Former state Democratic state Rep. Dennis Dellwo filed paperwork with the state Public Disclosure Commission last month announcing a bid to challenge Republican state Rep. John Ahern. Democrats had…


Santorum looking for caucus support

Under the watchful eye of Ronald Reagan’s portrait, Rick Santorum holds a press conference in the House Republican Caucus Room OLYMPIA – Looking for a chance to “plant a flag” in Washington for the March 3 precinct caucuses, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum stopped by…


Fund ed first, House Republicans say

OLYMPIA – House Republicans, who say they are fed up with the slow pace of budgeting process in a session where that was supposed to be the main thing the Legislature tackled, argued Thursday for a new approach. The state should set aside what it…


Some legislators opt to cut pay in solidarity

OLYMPIA – About half of the 15 members of the Spokane-area legislative delegation have volunteered for the same 3 percent pay cut they imposed on state workers. Many who have done it, such as Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, say it’s a personal decision.


Legislative pay cut: Some say yes, some say no

OLYMPIA – About half of the 15 members of the Spokane-area legislative delegation have volunteered for the same level of pay cuts the imposed on state workers. That’s a level slightly better than legislators statewide. Many who have done it, like Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane,…