Education: Graduated from Southside High School Center for International Studies in Greenville, South Carolina. Earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and classical languages from the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio and master’s degree in systematics from St. Vincent College and Seminary.
Political background: First run for office.
Work experience: Stay at home dad. Freelance writer/editor. Youth and family ministry with the Diocese of Charleston. Taught high school with the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Youth and family ministry with the Diocese of Rochester.
Family: Married to wife, Noelle Kirk, and has a daughter
- Web: kirkforclerk.com
Incumbent Republican Tim Fitzgerald is likely to retain his seat as Spokane County Clerk against Democratic challenger Michael Kirk.
Two candidates for county clerk, incumbent Tim Fitzgerald and challenger Michael Kirk, have similar goals to boost technology, but they differ on reform