City: Spokane, Washington
Education: Graduated from Rawlins High School in Wyoming in 1977. Earned bachelor’s degrees in social work and distributive social science from the University of Wyoming in 1982 and law degree from Gonzaga University in 1989.
Political Experience: Elected to two six-year terms as a fire commissioner in Spokane County Fire District 9. Last elected in 2017.
Work Experience: Formed McGarry Law Office in 1998, focused on housing law.
Campaign finance: Raised nearly $127,000 as of Oct. 6, according to the Washington Public Disclosure Commission. Of that, the House Democratic Campaign Committee contributed $75,000. Other top contributors include himself, the Washington State Democrats and Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 44 union in Spokane.
Flush with cash and confidence, Democrats again opened their wallets in an effort to flip Spokane County’s 6th Legislative District blue in 2020.
Incumbent Republican state Rep. Mike Volz’s lead widened again Thursday and now appears unlikely to be surmounted.
Incumbent State Rep. Jenny Graham appears poised for re-election in the 6th Legislative District with her lead widening as additional ballots were tallied on Wednesday, and her opponent issued a concession.
The races for two seats representing the 6th Legislative District in the House of Representatives remained too close to call on Tuesday night.
State Rep. Jenny Graham battles for 6th LD seat against Democrat Tom McGarry amid national attention
Controversy surrounding state Rep. Jenny Graham has attracted tremendous attention in Spokane County and beyond, but the November election will test how – if at all – that has resonated with voters in her district.
Democrat Tom McGarry appears poised to challenge incumbent Republican State Rep. Jenny Graham for a seat representing District 6 in the state House of Representatives.
Two Democrats will challenge incumbent state Rep. Jenny Graham in the upcoming primary election.
Spokane attorney Tom McGarry files for House against Jenny Graham. Businessman Mike Conrad files for Valley House seat.