|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%|
* 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
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.
Number of Senate candidates continues to grow as other races fill out.
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.