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Marcus Riccelli

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

Party: Democratic

Age: 45

City: Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from Mead High School in 1996. Earned a bachelor’s degree in business admission from Gonzaga University in 2000 and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Washington in 2007.

Work experience: Worked as Eastern Washington Director for U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell from 2007 to 2010 and as senior policy adviser to state Sen. Lisa Brown from 2010 to 2012. Previously worked as an adjunct instructor at Eastern Washington University. Worked as project manager at CHAS Health for three years and currently the part-time community relations manager for CHAS Health.

Political experience: First elected to his current position in 2012 and re-elected four times. Currently serves on the health care, transportation, rules and capital budget committees. Serves as the House Majority Whip for House Democrats.

Family: Married to Amanda Marie Riccelli. Has two children.

Campaign finance: Raised nearly $198,000 as of Oct. 12, 2022, according to the state Public Disclosure Commission. Has received more than 100 contributions of $1,000 from unions, corporations, political action committees, tribes and others. Those contributors include Amazon.com, pharmaceutical firm Norvartis, pharmaceutical firm Pfizer, Anheuser Busch, Washington State Auto Dealer PAC, Kaiser Aluminum, Avista, the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, the Washington Education Association PAC, Premera Blue Cross, Washington State Troopers PAC and State Employees International Union Local 925.

 

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Race Results

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

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