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Rob Linebarger

A candidate for Central Valley School Board, District 5, Central Valley School District in the 2021 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 3

Age: 56

City: Liberty Lake, Washington

Education: Graduated from Riverside High School in 1984 and earned an undergraduate business degree with an emphasis in accounting and communications from Oregon State University

Political Experience: First run for office, but endorsed his opponent, Pam Orebaugh, after he and Orebaugh advanced to the November election.

Work experience: Retired Naval aviator with 23 years of service, including combat tours post-9/11. Currently the director of global customer quality data services at Cisco.

Family: Married. Has six children.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Pam Orebaugh 5,951 38.18%
Rob Linebarger 4,962 31.83%
Jared VonTobel 4,674 29.99%

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