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State House District 3 Pos. B

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Tony Wisniewski (R) 9,353 65.82%
Teresa Borrenpohl (D) 4,857 34.18%

* 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

The Candidates

Tony Wisniewski

Post Falls, Idaho

Education: Graduated from Bosco Technical Institute in Rosemead, California in 1969. Earned bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Utah State University in 1973.

Work experience: Retired since 2017. Formerly worked at Hotstart Thermal Management Incorporation in Spokane Valley

Political experience: Elected to state House in 2018. Served as vice chairman of the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee from 2010 to 2018.

Family: Married to Melody Wisniewski. Has five children.

Teresa Borrenpohl

Post Falls, Idaho

Education: Graduated from Great Bend High School, Great Bend, Kansas in 2002; earned bachelor's degree in economics from Montana State University in 2010, a master's degree in public administration from Montana State in 2012 and a doctorate in higher education administration from Idaho State University in 2017.

Work experience: Currently serves as the enrollment service center manager at North Idaho College.

Political Experience: First run for office. Volunteered for other local candidates in last two election cycles.

Family: Married to Craig Borrenpohl.

Complete Coverage

Candidates for Post Falls seat, Borrenpohl and Wisniewski, differ on pandemic, education funding

Residents in Post Falls and southwestern Kootenai County can choose between two candidates for a House seat with clear differences on their positions on the pandemic and education funding.