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State Representative, Pos. A (GOP)

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Ron Mendive (R) 1,667 50.14%
Jeff Tyler (R) 1,658 49.86%

* 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

Ron Mendive

Post Falls, Idaho

Education: Graduated from Kellogg High School in 1969. Attended North Idaho College.

Work experience: Retired. Worked for 20 years as a self-employed contractor in house construction.

Political Experience: Has held is his District 3 state House seat since winning election in 2012.

Family: Married to Sherlene Mendive. Has three children.

Jeff Tyler