A candidate for Spokane County Commissioner, District 2, Spokane County in the 2018 Washington General Election, Nov. 6
City: Spokane Valley, Washington
Hometown: Unincorporated southeastern Spokane County
Education: Graduated from Central Valley High School in 1983. Graduated from Gonzaga University in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in accounting.
Political background: Appointed Spokane County commissioner, representing commissioner district 2, which includes Spokane Valley, in 2017, and won the seat in an election in 2018. Ran unsuccessfully for Spokane County treasurer in 2014. Former Republican precinct committee officer.
Work experience: Certified public accountant since 1993. Served as Spokane County chief deputy auditor for 2 1/2 years. Was an auditor for the Washington State Auditor's office for 10 years and was auditor in charge of Spokane County audit during that time. Launched two small businesses. Owned Contineo Compliance PLLC, 2012-2013. Co-owner of Spokane-based Summit Tea Company, 2006-2008. Member of Hutton Settlement board of directors, a position she has held since 2009.
Family: Married to Max Kuney. Has two children.
Fundraising: Raised $50,036 as of Sept. 18, 2020, according to the Washington Public Disclosure Commission. Her largest contributors include the Washington Association of Realtor’s Political Action Committee; Kuney Construction, her husband’s family construction company; and the Build East PAC, a construction industry PAC.
- Web: marykuney.com