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State Representative Pos. 1

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Mark Miloscia (D) 12,261 57.57%
Shawn Sullivan (R) 9,038 42.43%

* 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

Mark Miloscia

Party:
Democrat
Age:
62
City:
Federal Way, WA
Occupation:
Social worker, legislator

Education: Graduated from Francis Lewis High school in Flushing, New York in 1976. Earned bachelor’s degree in engineering at the Air Force Academy. Earned master’s in business administration at the University of North Dakota. Earned master’s in clinical psychology from Chapman University.

Work experience: Served in Air Force from 1976-1990; was a B-52 pilot and contract manager for Boeing’s B-1 program while in the military. Worked in management at Tacoma Goodwill for eight years in the 1990s. Served briefly as the interim executive director of Federal Way Youth and Family Services in 2000. Substitute teacher at Auburn School District. Former substitute teacher for Federal Way Public Schools and the Seattle Catholic Archdiocese

Political experience: Elected state senator in 2014 as a Republican. Served as state representative as a Democrat from 1999 until 2013. Served as chairman of the Senate Committee on Accountability and Reform. Served as commissioner of the Lakehaven Utility District in late 1990s.

Family: Married. Has three children.

Shawn Sullivan

Party:
Republican