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State House, Position 1, Legislative District 6 (West Plains and western Spokane)
|Lynnette Vehrs (D)||9,998||43.68%|
|Mike Volz (R)||6,734||29.42%|
|Ian Field (R)||4,255||18.59%|
|Samuel Canty (R)||988||4.32%|
|Barry Pfundt (N)||914||3.99%|
* 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.
A New York Times’ reporter interviewed Democratic candidate Lynnette Vehrs after Vehrs called for her opponent Mike Volz to “denounce the words and actions of Donald Trump and withdraw his support for the Republican nominee.”
The national debate about whether down-ticket Republicans should stand by Donald Trump following comments he made 11 years ago about groping women has trickled into the race for a House seat in Spokane County’s 6th Legislative District.
In a relatively conservative district, she won’t survive as lockstep liberal, so our hope is that she gravitates to the center. Nonetheless, she is the most pragmatic, knowledgable candidate and gets our endorsement
Ian Field, the recently resigned press secretary for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, is running for the Legislature.