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About this race

This is a special election to fill the state House seat previously held by Susan Fagan, a Republican from Pullman who resigned in May following an ethics investigation that concluded she inflated mileage and expense reimbursement reports. Republican Party leaders chose Garfield County farmer and longtime GOP activist Mary Dye to fill the seat until the election.

The legislative district represents parts of six counties across mostly southeastern Washington state, including a portion of southern Spokane County at its northern edge.

Legislative District 9, State of Washington

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Candidate Votes Pct
Mary Dye (R) 7,258 47.90%
Kenneth E. Caylor (D) 4,047 26.70%
Richard Lathim (R) 3,861 25.50%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.


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