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Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Marianne Nichols (R) 4,354 71.93%
Tamara Newman (R) 1,699 28.07%

* 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

Marianne Nichols


Education: Newport High School and Trend Business College graduate

Professional experience: Limited practice officer licensed to perform real estate closings for 18 years.

Political experience: Pend Oreille County Auditor from 2007 to present. 

Family: Husband Jeff and two sons, Cody and Luke.

Campaign fundraising: Raised $4,088 as of Oct. 14, 2022.

Tamara Newman

Newport, Washington

Education:  Business Management & Office Practices degree from Interface College.

Professional Experience: 25 years as office manager of a podiatry office.

Political experience: Current precinct committee officer and Republican committeewoman for Pend Oreille County.   

Family: Three grown children and ten grandchildren. 

Campaign fundraising: Raised $4,305 as of Oct. 14, 2022.