City: Spokane Valley, WA
Occupation: Certified public accountant
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.
More about Amy Biviano
On this race:
Says her first priority is reforming the “regressive” business and occupation tax code and that the state must eliminate “hundreds of special interest tax loopholes.” Says state should provide better funding for local policing agencies to combat domestic violence. Supports same-sex marriage. Opposes rule requiring supermajority support to approve tax increases.
|Matt Shea (R)||35,555||56.74 %|
|Amy Biviano (D)||27,110||43.26 %|
Candidates for Spokane County Commission will face off Wednesday evening in student-led debates hosted by the Central Valley High School’s Government Club. The club also has invited the candidates in the hotly-contest Spokane Valley race for state House between incumbent Republican Matt Shea and Democrat…
Amy Biviano, a Democrat, talks about her position on education funding and taxes. She is running for state House in the 4th Legislative District against incumbent Republican state Rep. Matt Shea, who declined to be interviewed.
Amy Biviano, a Democrat, makes her case about why she feels that she’s the best choice to represent the state House in the 4th Legislative District. Incumbent Republican state Rep. Matt Shea declined interview requests.
Not shockingly, the Democrat challenging state Rep. Matt Shea’s reelection bid made it extremely clear this week that she will highlight Shea’s charge for carrying a loaded weapon in his pickup without a concealed weapons permit in the fall campaign. Amy Biviano’s campaign mailed ads…
It may have started as a joke but the controversial photo of state Rep. Matt Shea standing on his Democratic challenger’s property has become a political hot potato for Republicans. The chairman of the Spokane County Republican Party, who was characterized in The Spokesman-Review and…
The chairman of the Spokane County Republican Party is standing behind state Rep. Matt Shea’s decision to post a picture of himself standing on his election opponent’s property on Facebook. But Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, a Republican, says he wishes Shea would have pulled…
State Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, is refusing to remove a picture of his election opponent’s home from his Facebook page. Amy Biviano, the Democrat who is challenging Shea’s election bid, said Friday that she left voicemails with Shea and with Spokane County Republican Party…
For candidates in a two-person primary like Republican Matt Shea and Democrat Amy Biviano, this week’s election gives them a snapshot of how they are doing right now with voters. This map shows the precincts that each won, and demonstrates that Shea piled up larger…
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