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State House, Position 2

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Timm Ormsby (D) 10,922 63.86%
Laura Carder (R) 4,847 28.34%
Paul Delaney (L) 1,333 7.79%

* 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.

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Carder, Ormsby fight to represent

Incumbent Timm Ormsby faces Republican Laura Carder in the 3rd Legislative District.

Timm Ormsby faces two challengers for House seat

Opponents of state Rep. Timm Ormsby in the Aug. 2 Washington primary say it’s time for the incumbent to go. “He’s been there long enough,” said Republican Laura Carder. “I think he is taking the voters way too much for granted.”

Timm Ormsby the easy pick in 3rd District

This district, one of the poorest in the state, has been a longtime Democratic stronghold, and Republicans have struggled to field a strong candidate. This year is no different, with incumbent Rep. Timm Ormsby facing weak opposition.

Lead testing at Washington schools inconsistent

For about $5 per student in Washington’s public schools, every parent could know if the drinking water in their child’s school was free of lead.

Ormsby to head House budget panel

Rep. Timm Ormsby was named chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.

Teacher raises, mental health salaries in House Democratic budget

House Democrats propose raises for teachers, state mental health professionals in new budget.