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State Representative Pos. 1

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Troy Kelley (D) 12,056 50.26%
Steve O’Ban (R) 11,932 49.74%

* 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

Troy Kelley

Party:
Democrat
Age:
56
City:
Poulsbo, WA
Occupation:
lawyer; owner of a document-tracking service

First elected to the state House in 2006, Kelley served as chair of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee from 2009-2011, and vice chair of the House Business and Financial Institutions Committee, which regulates the state’s financial institutions. In 2000, he founded a multi-state document-tracking service. He previously has served as a federal prosecutor, as a staff attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and currently serves as a JAG lieutenant colonel in the Washington National Guard.

Steve O'Ban

Party:
Republican