A candidate for State Senator, Legislative District 3 (central Spokane) in the 2016 Washington General Election, Nov. 8
City: Spokane, WA
Occupation: State representative
Education: Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1986. Earned bachelor’s in government from Georgetown University.
Work experience: Part owner and former general manager and president of the Spokane Indians Baseball Club.
Political background: Has served in current Senate seat since 2013. Elected to state House in 2010 and 2012. Serves as deputy minority leader. Former member of city's Human Services Advisory Board and Mayor Mary Verner's Citizens Financial Advisory Committee.
Family: Divorced. Has two children.
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|Andy Billig (D)||31,114||67.76 %|
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