u 2012 Washington Primary

Morgan Oyler

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

Party: Republican

Age: 31

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.

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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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