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Leonard Christian

A candidate for 4th District, House Pos. 2, Legislative District 4 (Spokane Valley) in the 2020 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 4

Party: Republican

Age: 57

City: Spokane Valley, Washington

Education: Graduated from Ferris High School in 1984. Christian completed an associate degree's from the College of the Air Force just before retiring from the military and went on to complete a degree in aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Graduated with a master's of business from Webster University.

Work Experience: Has worked as a real estate agent for Live Real Estate since 2014. Previously was a real estate agent for Windermere Real Estate and before that worked for Thomas and Black Real Estate. Christian was in the Air Force from 1984 to 2005, working many jobs, including aircraft mechanic and security specialist. He retired with the rank of master sergeant.

Political Experience: Appointed to a seat in the Washington State Legislature in 2014 to fill the remainder of Larry Crouse's term. He lost primary election against Bob McCaslin Jr. to keep the seat in August 2014. Lost close election for Spokane County assessor in 2018. Is a founding member of Republicans of Spokane County and served as vice chairman and chairman of the organization.

Family: Married to Rima Christian and has two children.

Campaign contributions: Raised more than $21,000, as of Oct. 17, 2022, according to the Public Disclosure Commission. Top donors include Spokane retiree David Lucke, Travis Pattern and Foundry Vice President Scott Chaffin, Associated General Contractors and motel owner Kent Clausen. 





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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Lance Gurel (D) 17,503 34.45%
Rob Chase (R) 16,920 33.30%
Leonard Christian (R) 13,531 26.63%
Nathan Sybrandy (R) 2,851 5.61%

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