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.
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.