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Andy Billig

A candidate for State Senator, Legislative District 3 (central Spokane) in the 2016 Washington General Election, Nov. 8

Party: Democratic

Age: 52

City: Spokane, Washington

Occupation: State representative

Education: Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Maryland in 1986. Earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Georgetown University in 1990.

Work experience: Former general manager and president of the Spokane Indians baseball team. Current co-owner and executive with the team.

Political experience: Elected state representative in the 3rd District in 2010. Served for two years before winning 3rd District senate seat in 2012. Re-elected in 2016. Currently serves as the Senate majority leader.

Family: Divorced. Has two children.

Campaign fundraising: $275,140 as of Sept. 2, according to the Public Disclosure Commission. Top donations include $2,000 each from MACPAC, Kaiser Aluminum, Centurylink, Avista Corp., Premera BFlue Cross, Microsoft, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians and the Washington State Troopers PAC.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Andy Billig (D) 31,114 67.76%
James R. Apker (L) 14,803 32.24%

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