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Amy Biviano

A candidate for State Representative, Pos. 2, Legislative District 4 (Spokane Valley) in the 2012 Washington General Election

Party: Democrat

Age: 46

City: Spokane Valley, WA

Occupation: Certified public accountant

AMY BIVIANO

Education: Graduate from Pauls Valley High School in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Earned bachelor’s degree in anthropology, Yale University, 1997. Earned master’s in business administration from Gonzaga University, 2007

Work experience: Self-employed CPA and accounting consultant, 2009-present. Accountant, Spokane County United Way, 2008.

Political experience: Ran unsuccessfully for state representative in the Fourth Legislative District in 2012. Former chairwoman of the Spokane County Democratic Party. Member, Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce government affairs committee, 2010-present.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Matt Shea (R) 35,555 56.74%
Amy Biviano (D) 27,110 43.26%

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