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Zack Zappone

A candidate for 6th District, House Pos. 1, Legislative District 6 (West Plains and western Spokane) in the 2020 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 4

Party: Democratic

Age: 30

City: Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from North Central High School in Spokane in 2009. Graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor’s degree in American Studies with a minor in Spanish. Graduated with a master's degree in public affairs in 2019 from Princeton University.

Political experience: None

Work experience: Zappone was a middle school English and history teacher for three years at Park Middle School in Kennewick. He has been a substitute teacher in Spokane Public School for three years.

Family: Unmarried.

Campaign finance: Raised about $130,800, as of Sept. 29, 2020, according to the state Public Disclosure Commission. Of that $75,000 is from the House Democratic Campaign Committee. Other top contributors include the Washington Education Association Political Action Committee, the Spokane Firefighters Union PAC, the campaign fund for U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, the campaign fund for U.S. Rep. Denny Heck and the Washington Teamsters Legislative League.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Mike Volz (R) 27,620 55%
Zack Zappone (D) 22,598 45%

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