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County Commissioner, Dist. 2

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Daryl Romeyn (D) 12,706 40.42%
Shelly O’Quinn (R) 11,245 35.77%
Rob Chase (R) 7,483 23.81%

* 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.

About The Race

This is a race to replace Spokane County Commissioner Mark Richard, who decided against seeking a third term. The two candidates with the most votes in the primary election will advance to the Nov. 6 general election. Spokane County commissioners serve four-year terms and are paid $93,000 a year plus healthcare and other benefits.

The Candidates

Shelly O’Quinn

Republican

Contact Information

Web:
shellyoquinn.com/donate

Rob Chase

Republican

Contact Information

Web:
electrobchase.com

Complete Coverage

Doug Clark: Nov. 7 the only cure for electionitis

Thought I was coming down with the flu at first. Dull headache. Depression. Irritability …

O’Quinn, a GSI director, says she has right skills to be commissioner

Shelly O’Quinn wants to make a difference, she says. So she’s running as a Republican for an open seat on the Spokane Board of County Commissioners. At 37, O’Quinn believes her job experience and education qualify her.

Romeyn campaign focused on small business, public land

Former television newsman Daryl Romeyn is making a second run at elective office this fall in a race for an open seat on the Spokane County Board of Commissioners. Romeyn, a Democrat, is facing Republican Shelly O’Quinn, also in her second attempt to win an election.

How excited are voters for the primary?

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County awash in PCO candidates

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Matt Shea to seek third term in state House

Spokane Valley Republican Matt Shea will seek a third term in the state House of Representatives, not the open seat on the Spokane County Board of Commissioners. Shea had been mentioned as a possible contender for the commission seat after two-term incumbent Mark Richard announced last week he would not run for re-election. Wednesday morning, however, Shea scheduled a formal kickoff for a House re-election campaign for Tuesday evening at Felts Field.

Democrats see opportunity in 5th District

A former dean of Gonzaga University Law School is among the Democrats considering a campaign against Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers next year. Dan Morrissey, who served as dean from 2001-’04 and now teaches corporate law at the school, said he is exploring his prospects for a race and expects to decide by next month.

GU professor could challenge McMorris Rodgers

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