City: Deer Park, Washington
Education: Graduated from Salem Central High School in Wisconsin and took some business classes at the University of Kentucky.
Work experience: Currently works part time for 7 C's Construction, where he has worked for 20 years. He previously owned a KFC restaurant in Wisconsin for 17 years and owned the Buckaroo Tavern in Deer Park for four years.
Political experience: Has served as Mayor of Deer Park for four years and previously served on the Deer Park City Council for four years.
Family: Single; has four grown children and four grandchildren.
If the primary ballot returns are any indication, incumbent Deer Park Mayor Tim Verzal is heavily favored to win re-election in his race against political newcomer Hazel McGillivray. On the August ballot Verzal won 70% of the vote compared to McGillivray’s 27%.
Mayor Tim Verzal is running against challenger Hazel McGillivray in the growing small town in northern Spokane County.