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Pat (Patrice) McCarthy

A candidate for State Auditor, State of Washington in the 2020 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 4

Party: Democratic

Age: 70

City: Tacoma, Washington

Education: Graduated from San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno, California in 1972. Earned her bachelor's degree in international studies from the University of Washington in Tacoma in 1992.

Work experience: Former chief deputy auditor for Pierce County. Former administrator and adviser for the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program at the UW-Tacoma.

Political experience: Elected to State Auditor in 2016. Served as a Pierce County Executive from 2009 to 2016. Served as the Pierce County Auditor from 2003 to 2008. Served as the Tacoma School Director from 1987 to 1999.

Family: Married to John McCarthy. Has four children and 11 grandchildren.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Pat (Patrice) McCarthy (D) 1,134,077 47.46%
Chris Leyba (R) 982,411 41.11%
Joshua Casey (D) 273,198 11.43%

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