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State Representative Pos. 2

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Glenn Anderson (R) 18,827 57.92%
David Spring (D) 8,144 25.05%
Dean Willard (D) 5,535 17.03%

* 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

Glenn Anderson

Party:
Republican
Age:
63
City:
Fall City, WA
Occupation:
Five-term state representative, management consultant

David Spring

Party:
Democrat
Age:
70
City:
Ferndale, Washington

Education: Graduated from Hudson Bay High School in Vancouver, Washington, in 1969. Received a bachelor’s degree in science education from Washington State University in 1974 and a master’s degree in education and child development from the University of Washington in 2007.

Political Experience: Ran to represent the 5th Legislative District in 2008, 2010 and 2012. Ran for the Office of the Superintendent for Public Instruction in 2016.

Work Experience: Spent 20 years teaching courses in problem solving and conflict resolution at Bellevue College. Owned an outdoor store called Wilderness Sports in Bellevue.

Family: Married to Elizabeth Hanson. Has two children.

Dean Willard

Party:
Democrat