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State Representative, Pos. 2

About The Race

Legislators are paid $42,106 annually, plus healthcare benefits. House terms are two years.

The Candidates

Joe Schmick

Party:
Republican
City:
Colfax, WA

Education: Graduated from Colfax High School. Has bachelor's degree in accounting with minor in economics from Eastern Washington University.

Work experience: Farmer and small-business owner for 35 years.

Political experience: State representative representing 9th Legislative District since 2007. Served on Washington Barley Commission from 1990 to 1997 and National Barley improvement Committee from 1991 to 1996.

Family: Married. Has no children.