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Laura Carder

A candidate for 3rd District, House Pos. 1, Legislative District 3 (central Spokane) in the 2020 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 4

Party: Republican

Age: 76

City: Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from Yorktown High School in Virginia in 1965. Attended Radford Ladies school, then earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from San Francisco State in 1969.

Work experience. Worked as a computer programmer for McDonnell Douglas for 12 years, then held a series of temporary jobs. In recent years she has held seasonal jobs at the Spokane County Fair, the Orange County Fair and at Knotts Berry Farm.

Political experience: Served as a Republican Party precinct committee officer for several years. Ran unsuccessfully for Spokane School Board in 2009 and state representative in 2006, 2008 and 2016.

Family: Single

Campaign fundraising: Carder has chosen the mini reporting option, according to the Washington Public Disclosure Commission, meaning she has pledged to raise and spend no more than $5,000.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Marcus Riccelli (D) 21,707 59.77%
Laura Carder (R) 14,610 40.23%

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