A candidate for 4th District, House Pos. 1, Legislative District 4 (Spokane Valley) in the 2020 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 4
City: Spokane Valley, Washington
Education: Graduated from Central Valley High School in 1976. Earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education and history from Washington State University in 1983. Earned a master's degree in school administration from Whitworth College (now Whitworth University).
Work experience: Salesman at Freedom RV. Elementary school teacher in the Evergreen School district in San Jose, California, 1983-1994 and in the Central Valley School District from 1994-2016.
Political experience: Appointed to the Spokane Valley planning commission in 2012. Has served as a state representative since 2015. Father was longtime Spokane Valley legislator Bob McCaslin Sr.
Family: Married to Heather McCaslin. Has two children.
Campaign fundraising: Has raised $30,000 as of Sept. 28, 2022. Notable donors include U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Spokane Valley City Councilman Rod Higgins, 6th Legislative District Rep. Mike Volz, 4th Legislative District Sen. Mike Padden, 4th Legislative District Rep. Rob Chase and Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell.
|Bob McCaslin (R)||20,120||38.83%|
|Lori Feagan (D)||18,668||36.03%|
|Mike Conrad (R)||8,705||16.80%|
|Dave Whitehead (R)||4,316||8.33%|
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