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6th District, House Pos. 2

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Jenny Graham (R) 27,341 54.93%
Tom McGarry (D) 14,624 29.38%
Christian McLachlan (D) 7,806 15.68%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

The Candidates

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Tom McGarry


Complete Coverage

State Rep. Jenny Graham battles for 6th LD seat against Democrat Tom McGarry amid national attention

Controversy surrounding state Rep. Jenny Graham has attracted tremendous attention in Spokane County and beyond, but the November election will test how – if at all – that has resonated with voters in her district.

Incumbent Graham, McGarry will square off in District 6

Democrat Tom McGarry appears poised to challenge incumbent Republican State Rep. Jenny Graham for a seat representing District 6 in the state House of Representatives.

Two Democratic challengers vie for Graham’s seat in District 6

Two Democrats will challenge incumbent state Rep. Jenny Graham in the upcoming primary election.

Facebook flags as untrue a coronavirus post from Spokane State Rep. Jenny Graham

The social media giant has added a warning to a May 23 post by the Republican lawmaker representing southwestern Spokane County. The post attributed a false statement to Dr. Anthony Fauci about the timeline for rolling out a vaccine to preemptively treat the novel coronavirus. 

Spokane-area legislative races fill up as candidate filing week starts

Spokane attorney Tom McGarry files for House against Jenny Graham. Businessman Mike Conrad files for Valley House seat.

Rep. Jenny Graham: Releasing criminals early will make our families and communities less safe

The COVID-19 epidemic should not be used as an excuse to weaken our justice system. Safety and compassion for all parties concerned should be achievable with a thoughtful plan, not a rushed one.

Shawn Vestal: Debate over sex ed brings out the worst in bill’s opponents

As the sun sets on another sex-ed freakout in Olympia, a question lingers: Just how malevolent do opponents of sex ed believe teachers are?

Gun control bills move forward on party-line votes

With a series of shootings in Seattle filling local news reports, Democrats moved proposed restrictions on the size of magazines and training requirements for concealed pistol licenses moved out of a key Senate committee over Republican objections Thursday.

State Rep. Matt Shea to gun rally in Olympia: Never back down

After a week in which he was officially removed from his committee assignments and moved to the back of the House floor, Rep. Matt Shea got a welcome more akin to a rock star Friday morning at a gun rights rally on the steps of the Capitol.