City: Spokane Valley, Washington
Education: Graduated from Burley (Idaho) High School and Brigham Young University.
Work experience: Co-owns The Black Diamond, a bar and pool hall in Spokane Valley, with his son Brandon. Spent 40-plus years in the aluminum industry at Wagstaff and Novelis and has worked in electricity, plumbing and hydraulics.
Political experience: First run for office.
Family: Married to Margie Fenton. Has six kids and 16 grandchildren.
Campaign fundraising: Raised $6,200 as of Oct. 11, 2021, including $5,000 of his own money. Besides his own funding, Fenton’s largest donation is $250 from Spokane Valley dentist Scott Shumway. Bob McClaslin, a Republican 4th Legislative District representative, donated $50 to Fenton’s campaign.
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