Personal: Age 63 … raised in Spokane … owner, Jack Geraghty and Associates public relations consulting firm … former president, Alliance Pacific Inc. … served two years in Army, four years in Air National Guard and four years in Air Force Reserves … county commissioner, 1964-1971 … board member, Eastern Washington University trustees … board member, Association of Washington Cities … separated with four grown daughters.
Education: Bachelor of arts in communications, University of Washington … graduated from North Central High School.
Finances: As of Sept. 8, raised about $8,000, including $500 from BIOPOL Laboratory Inc., and $500 from Laborers Local 238.
Top three issues: Creating jobs and expanding economy … Improving condition of infrastructure, especially streets … Increasing availability of affordable housing.
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