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A candidate for State Representative, Pos. 1, Legislative District 3 (central Spokane) in the 2012 Washington Primary
Occupation: Coffee stand owner
Career: Owns Thom’s Coffee, a coffee stand at Spokane Public Market. Supervised two homes for Helping Hands, which operates group homes for at-risk youths. Worked as a counselor for Excelsior Youth Center in Spokane for about two years.
Education: Graduated from Crossroads High School in Santa Monica, Calif., in 2001. Earned history bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University in 2005.
Political experience: Ran for state House in 2010.
Family: Single. No children.
- Web: morganoyler.com
Last updated: Aug. 10, midnight Election results
|Marcus Riccelli (D)||5,891||27.70%|
|Tim Benn (R)||4,512||21.21%|
|Jon Snyder (D)||4,086||19.21%|
|Bob Apple (D)||3,947||18.56%|
|Morgan Oyler (R)||2,834||13.32%|
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1. Why do you feel that you are the best candidate? I would bring a unique perspective to the Legislature. My experience in both business and social services gives me a first-hand understanding of issues facing many 3rd District residents. I would bring an independent and common-sense approach to government that has been sorely lacking in Olympia. Read more