Spokane County Treasurer, Spokane County
|Michael Baumgartner (R)||126,421||57.48%|
|David Green (D)||93,516||42.52%|
* 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.
Mike Leach, Michael Baumgartner tease football and war leadership course at Washington State University
The head football coach at WSU tweeted what appeared to be a fully realized syllabus Sunday night for the course, which he first teased in late November. Michael Baumgartner, the former state senator and current Spokane County treasurer, confirmed he’d been working with Leach on the course layout and believed the course would bring a fresh perspective to the study of nontraditional warfare, and how to counter it.
Kevin Parker, Michael Baumgartner say they won’t run for Spokane mayor; KXLY anchor Nadine Woodward says she has ‘no immediate plans’
As the race for Spokane mayor draws closer, local leaders say the pool of candidates will likely narrow and stronger candidates will come forward later in the election season. Two prominent local Republicans announced they wouldn’t be running for mayor in a social media post last week and a long-time local TV anchor said she didn’t have immediate plans to run for office.
State Sen. Michael Baumgartner has emerged as frontrunner for Spokane County Treasurer, securing 57 percent of the vote over challenger David Green in Tuesday’s general election.
Spokane County treasurer candidates square off over office’s role in policymaking, proper investments
The two men running for Spokane County treasurer squared off in a television debate taped Tuesday morning, disagreeing over the treasurer’s role in policymaking.
Both candidates for Spokane County treasurer have lots of experience. But they differ on the kind of experience that’s better suited for the job and how to use that experience.
Students at Whitworth University gathered to remember the victims of 9/11.
Republican leaders continued to distance themselves from white nationalist James Allsup on Thursday, saying the Spokane County GOP chairwoman made an error in judgment when she introduced Allsup during a meeting of local conservatives earlier this month. Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, meanwhile, said he’d been sounding the alarm about Allsup for weeks, telling fellow conservatives it would be “a bad, bad idea” to give him a platform to speak.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and the state Republican Party are stepping up attacks on Democratic challenger Lisa Brown with a mailer that suggests the former state legislator is soft on sexual predators and a newspaper ad that she claims credit where it’s not due.
As the state removes agency fees for nonunion workers, Republican legislators call for changes on union dues.
With the McCleary case over, Democrats and Republicans differ on who gets credit or blame.
An exiled Cambodian leader criticized state legislators for meeting with sanctioned government. State Sen. Mike Baumgartner says it’s better to talk than be isolated.
Call it Mike and Mike’s Excellent Adventure: A Twitter Bromance.
As filing week nears, some memories about the way it used to begin – and end
Three legislators, Mike Leach met with Cambodian prime minister.
Senator says speech means Supreme Court justice should remove herself from upcoming case. She says he’s wrong.
Senate resolution attempts to mock Gov. Jay Inslee after his veto of Legislature’s effort to exempt itself from the Public Records Act
Senate resolution attempts to mock Gov. Jay Inslee after his veto of Legislature’s effort to exempt itself from the Public Records Act.
Senate gave final approval to a plan to name U.S. Highway 395 as a memorial to former Rep. Tom Foley.
Senate gives final approval to allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote when they turn 18.
Sen. Mike Baumgartner will run for Spokane County treasurer rather than seek a third term in Legislature.