City: Spokane, WA
Education: Graduated from Issaquah High School in 1973. Earned psychology bachelor’s degree from Washington State University in 1983. Earned law degree from Gonzaga University in 1989.
Political experience: Won current House seat in 2012. Ran for Spokane County Commission in 2010.
Work experience: Attorney. Served in the Spokane Police Department from 1984 until he left with the rank of detective in 2006 to practice law. Governor-appointed board member for one of the state’s retirement systems for public safety retirees (LEOFF 2) since 2005.
Military experience: U.S. Army, 1975-1978. Army National Guard 1981-1982.
Family: Married; two children.
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Republican Jeff Holy will move on to the state Senate.
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A trio of Democrats has filed for office in the state’s 6th Legislative district, which encompasses much of the West Plains. They’re spurred by Demcoratic victories in early contests and what appears to be a contested Congressional race in Eastern Washington, as well as a somewhat open field following the announced departure of Sen. Michael Baumgartner.