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John W. Aiken Jr

A candidate for 6th District Representative, Position 2, Legislative District 6 (West Plains and western Spokane) in the 2018 Washington Primary Election

Party: Republican

Age: 69

City: Medical Lake, WA

Education: Graduated from Medical Lake High School in 1970. Attended USAF Academy Preparatory School 1970-71. Graduated Eastern Washington University in 1984 with a bachelor's in geology.

Political experience: Ran for Spokane City Council in 1997, worked with Bush-Cheney campaign in 2000 for inaugural and election team, ran for governor in 2004 and 2008.

Work experience: Retired owner of mining and processing company Calispel Industrial Minerals, Calispel Resources Corp., geologist for Pend Oreille Silica Inc. in Bayview, Idaho. Public works inspector with city of Spokane.

Family: Unmarried.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Dave Wilson (D) 10,051 42.72%
Jenny Graham (R) 7,188 30.55%
John W. Aiken Jr (R) 3,632 15.44%
Rion Ametu (D) 2,659 11.30%

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