|Jenny Graham (R)||34,644||50.49%|
|Dave Wilson (D)||33,972||49.51%|
* 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
- Spokane, Washington
Education: Graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Auburn, Washington, in 1983. Licensed by Nash Beauty School in 1984.
Political experience: Elected to current seat in the state House of Representatives in 2018.
Work experience: Former owner of Estes & Graham Home Rentals, LLC. Served in U.S. Army Reserves.
Family: Married. Has three adult children.
Campaign finance: Raised more than $69,000 as of Oct. 6, according to the Washington Public Disclosure Commission. Top contributors include Avista Corp, Kaiser Aluminum, Boeing's political action committee and the Ritzville Tire Center.
- Spokane, WA
- Founder of Interface College
Education: Graduated from United Township High School in 1973. Earned bachelor's in communications from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa in 1976. Received master's in education from Gonzaga University in 2000.
Political background: Ran for Congress as independent 2014 and 2016. Helped found People for Effective Government in 2017. Ran as a Democrat for the Washington House of Representatives, District 6, in 2018.
Work experience: Founder and former owner Interface College, which he sold in 2011. He started the business as Interface Computer Services in 1982 and renamed it Interface Computer School and then Interface College. Part-time hay farmer. Former district manager of Radio Shack.
Family: Married. Has six adult children.
New Legislature starts session with most diverse membership.
During the 2018 election cycle, voters in the region appear to be split along geographic, as well as party, lines. We depict that split in 6 races.
Graham maintains lead in close state House race; general obligation bond still on-track to pass; other updates
Jenny Graham remains ahead of Dave Wilson for a 6th District legislative seat.
Republican Jenny Graham is ahead of her Democrat opponent Dave Wilson by a mere 250 votes in the 6th Legislative District position two race. Graham has earned 50.32 percent of the votes, while Wilson holds 49.68 percent of the 39,094 votes.
Voters in Washington’s 6th Legislative District have clear choices when they step into the ballot box. Jeff Holy, Mike Volz and Jenny Graham would best represent the region.
In televised debate with Dave Wilson, House candidate Jenny Graham says death penalty not racially disproportionate
In a debate with Democrat Dave Wilson, Republican Jenny Graham correctly said there were more white people than black people on death row and that she supported maintaining the death penalty. Wilson said he had concerns about the sentences being handed out disproportionately, a contention that has been supported by research conducted by the University of Washington.
Five candidates vying for the West Plains’ three open seats answered Eastern Washington University student’s questions on social policy and criminal justice reform in a public forum Wednesday.
A Republican-turned-Democrat and an advocate-turned-politician are vying for an open House seat in what may be Eastern Washington’s only swing district. Republican Jenny Graham views taxes as the single biggest impediment to creating a safer and more just society, and condemns any measure that smacks of a new tax.
Democrat Dave Wilson won 6th District primary with 42.7 percent of the votes, while Republican Jenny Graham came in second with 30.5 percent.
As primary election night approaches, Spokane County 6th District House candidate Dave Wilson has raised several thousand dollars more than his opponents. None of the candidates, Wilson included, thinks that guarantees a victory.
Two Democratic candidates are looking to become a state representative in Washington’s 6th district. Republican Jeff Holy will leave his spot in the House this fall to pursue a bid for the state Senate. Two Democrats and two Republicans seek to replace him. The other 6th District seat is held by Republican Mike Volz, who faces a challenge from Kay Murano, executive director of the Spokane Low Income Housing Consortium.
The northwest Spokane resident said she was inspired to run after working with Reps. John Ahern and Jeff Holy on state legislation that extended the statute of limitations for victims of child sexual abuse to report their trauma.
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.