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Steve Thompson

Personal: Age 41 … born in Bakersfield, Calif. … moved to Spokane in 1990 … manager, RCW Sound and Communications … formerly worked for B & C Telephone … central committee member and officer, Spokane Chapter of the Reform Party of Washington state … producer of 30-minute shows about various public issues, aired on community access channel 25 … married with one daughter.

Education: Advanced courses offered by computer and telecommunications manufacturers … San Juan High School, Sacramento, Calif.

Finances: Doesn’t plan to raise more than $2,000. So far, has only $505.

Campaign manager: Managing own campaign.

Favorite music: Rock, from classic to “some of the new stuff.” Likes Bob Dylan, U2 and Van Morrison.

Pets: Two bullfrogs and some goldfish in a front-yard pond.

Favorite TV show: “Follow the Money,” a PBS series on campaign finance reform.

Car used most: A midnight blue 1988 Dodge Daytona.

Riskiest thing done in last year: Celebrating his 15th wedding anniversary two days late because he was busy campaigning.

Favorite books: “America: What Went Wrong?” “Not for Sale at Any Price,” “United We Stand” and “The Dictionary of American Quotations.” , DataTimes



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