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Tom McGarry

A candidate for House Pos. 2, Legislative District 6 (NW Spokane County and NE Spokane) in the 2020 Washington General Election, Nov. 3

Party: Democratic

Age: 64

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.

Family: Married

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.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Jenny Graham (R) 46,158 54.33%
Tom McGarry (D) 38,803 45.67%

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