City: Spokane, Washington
Education: Graduated from Ferris High School in 1975. Attended classes at Spokane Community College, Spokane Falls Community College, Eastern Washington University and Gonzaga University, but never earned a degree.
Work experience: Retired. Previously ran the Comet Tavern in Hillyard for 17 years, formerly owned a roofing and contracting business and briefly ran a South Hill bar called Somewhere in 2014.
Political experience: Served on the Spokane City Council from 2004 to 2011. He previously ran unsuccessfully for a 6th Legislative District legislative position as a Republican in 1986 and as a Democrat for a 3rd District House seat in 2010 and 2012.
Family: Single. No children
Campaign fundraising: $79.90 as of Sept. 3, according to the Washington Public Disclosure Commission, all of which came from the candidate.
- Web: electbobapple.com
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