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State House, Position 1

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Mary Dye (R) 8,934 57.71%
Jenn Goulet (D) 4,668 30.15%
Hailey Roemer (R) 1,879 12.14%

* 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

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The Candidates

Mary Dye

Republican

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Web:
marydye.houserepublicans.wa.gov
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Jenn Goulet

Democratic

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Web:
jenngoulet.com
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Hailey Roemer

Republican

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Web:
roemerforrep.com

Complete Coverage

Wheat farmer Mary Dye seeks return to Olympia against progressive Jennifer Goulet in southeast Washington race

If Jennifer Goulet lands a seat in the state House, it would be the first time a Democrat has been elected in the district since 1937. Goulet, of Pasco, is running for the state’s 9th Legislative District – which covers a large, mostly-rural swath of southeastern Washington – against incumbent Republican Rep. Mary Dye, of Pomeroy.

Two challenging Mary Dye in race for state House

Two Republicans and a self-proclaimed Berniecrat are hoping to land a spot respresending southwestern Washington in the state House. Jennifer Goulet – who calls herself a Berniecrat because of her support of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders – is vying for a seat in the historically Republican 9th Legislative District, a sprawling, rural area in the state’s southeast corner covering Adams, Asotin, Franklin, Garfield, and Whitman counties, and southern Spokane County.

Sunday Spin2: What questions are OK to ask lobbyists

Would legislators ask all lobbyists equally tough questions?

Students say legislator questioned virginity of teen in meeting with high school students

A group of teenagers who visited state Rep. Mary Dye to lobby on behalf of Planned Parenthood said they weren’t expected to be asked about their virginity.

Dye wins 9th District House seat

Mary Dye of Pomeroy was elected to the 9th District House of Representatives seat to which she was appointed earlier this year.

In 9th District race, campaign trail and John Wayne Trail intersect

Republicans Mary Dye and Richard Lathim face off for a southeast Washington House seat.

Town of Tekoa condemns proposed closure of John Wayne Trail stretch

Well, pilgrim, we’ve got ourselves a bit of trouble in this here town of Tekoa. A part of the John Wayne Trail might be closed and some folks hereabouts are pretty riled up. That may be how the cross-state trail’s namesake would describe a controversy in Tekoa, where local officials recently learned the state might abandon a section of the trail from the Columbia River to Malden. Tekoa Mayor John Jaeger said the plan came as a complete surprise and the City Council passed a resolution this week to send a message of “Whoa!” to a chief supporter of the closure, Rep. Joe Schmick.

9th Lege District: Lathim lead holds up in recount

OLYMPIA — The recount of the 9th Legislative District House race confirmed that former Franklin County Sheriff Richard Lathim will run against appointed Rep. Mary Dye in the general election.

After latest count, two Republicans emerge in state House race

Former Franklin County Sheriff Richard Lathim held onto a slim lead over former Othello City Councilman Ken Caylor Friday and seemed likely to advance to the general election against Mary Dye of Pomeroy.

Ramos to face Fagan in City Council race

Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan has a clear opponent after the third day of ballot counting put a little more space between his challengers, Randy Ramos and Ben Krauss. Ramos, a recruiter with Spokane Tribal College, leads Krauss by 26 votes.

Two local primary races change as more ballots counted

The top finishers in two local primary races changed in the second day of counting ballots. In the race to face incumbent Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan in the November election, Randy Ramos, a Spokane Tribal College recruiter, edged ahead of Ben Krauss, a Spokane police crime analyst.

Dye likely will face Democrat for state House seat

Voters in the legislative district south of Spokane may end up with two parties to consider in the battle to replace state Rep. Susan Fagan, who resigned in May.