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State Representative, Pos. B (GOP)

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Ed Morse (R) 1,984 35.45%
Phil Hart (R) 1,746 31.20%
Ronald Vieselmeyer (R) 1,116 19.94%
Fritz Wiedenhoff (R) 751 13.42%
Jeri DeLange (R) 0 0%

* 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

Ed Morse

Party:
Republican

Phil Hart

Party:
Republican

Ronald Vieselmeyer

Party:
Republican

Fritz Wiedenhoff

Party:
Republican
City:
Rathdrum, Idaho
Occupation:
firefighter

A firefighter from Garwood, Wiedenhoff previously unsuccessfully challenged 2nd District Rep. Vito Barbieri in the GOP primary in 2014. He is a captain with the Northern Lakes Fire District and a father of three. Wiedenhoff also is a part-time operation specialist and mechanic for the Coeur d'Alene Airport. He holds an associate's of applied science degree in diesel mechanics. He's been critical of incumbent Rep. Barbieri for voting against education.

Jeri DeLange

Party:
Republican