City: Spokane, WA
Occupation: State representative
Education: Graduated from North Central High School in 1977.
Political experience: Appointed to current House seat in 2003. Elected to seat every two years since 2004. Current chairman of House Appropriations Committee and member of House Labor & Workplace Standards Committee.
Work experience: Thirty-seven years in construction, primarily as a concrete finisher. Business representative for Northeastern Washington-Northern Idaho Building Trades Council since 2000. President of Spokane Regional Labor Council. Board member of SNAP and Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Member of Spokane Area League of Women Voters. Past board member of Spokane County United Way.
Family: Divorced and remarried. Has three adult children.
On this race:
Agrees with state Supreme Court ruling that said that the state isn’t adequately funding basic education and that more revenue is needed. Opposes rule requiring supermajority votes to increase taxes. Supports same-sex marriage. Supports decriminalizing marijuana offenses. Opposes charter schools. Supports law giving local governments the option to install red light enforcement cameras.
|Timm Ormsby (D)||29,894||61.95 %|
|Dave White (R)||18,358||38.05 %|
OLYMPIA — A King County Superior Court judge says the super-majority approved by voters for tax increases is unconstitutional.
Residents of Spokane’s 3rd Legislative District might be getting a call around 6 p.m. Wednesday inviting them to participate in a tele-town hall. A what? you might say. It’s like a town hall meeting, only on the telephone. Sen. Lisa Brown and Reps. Timm Ormsby…