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Deer Park Mayor

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Tim Verzal 825 71%
Hazel McGillivray 317 27.28%
Hargis Adams 20 1.72%

* 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

Tim Verzal

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.

Hazel McGillivray

Deer Park, Washington

Education: Graduated from Antioch (California) High School.

Work experience: She currently manages six rental properties that she and her husband own. She previously served in the Air Force for two years, owned a business specializing in British motorcycle parts for seven years and worked as a telecommunications manager for Murray Franklin for more than 10 years.

Political experience: First run for office.

Family: Married; has two children.

Hargis Adams

Deer Park, Washington

Complete Coverage

Deer Park mayoral candidates favor sticking with sheriff’s office

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%.

Two running for Deer Park mayor, but third candidate remains on ballot

Mayor Tim Verzal is running against challenger Hazel McGillivray  in the growing small town in northern Spokane County.