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State Representative Pos. 2

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Timm Ormsby (D) 11,625 62.24%
Morgan Oyler (R) 5,876 31.46%
Hector E. Martinet 1,176 6.30%

* 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.

The Candidates

Timm Ormsby

Party:
Democrat
Age:
62
City:
Spokane, WA
Occupation:
State representative

Education: Graduated from North Central High School in 1977.

Political experience: Appointed to current House seat in 2003. Elected to seat every two years since 2004. Current chairman of House Appropriations Committee and member of House Labor & Workplace Standards Committee.

Work experience: Thirty-seven years in construction, primarily as a concrete finisher. Business representative for Northeastern Washington-Northern Idaho Building Trades Council since 2000. President of Spokane Regional Labor Council. Board member of SNAP and Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Member of Spokane Area League of Women Voters. Past board member of Spokane County United Way.

Family: Divorced and remarried. Has three adult children.

Morgan Oyler

Party:
Republican
Age:
38
Occupation:
Coffee stand owner

Career: Owns Thom’s Coffee, a coffee stand at Spokane Public Market. Supervised two homes for Helping Hands, which operates group homes for at-risk youths. Worked as a counselor for Excelsior Youth Center in Spokane for about two years.

Education: Graduated from Crossroads High School in Santa Monica, Calif., in 2001. Earned history bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University in 2005.

Political experience: Ran for state House in 2010.

Family: Single. No children.