A candidate for Spokane County Commissioner, District 2, Spokane County in the 2022 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 2
City: Spokane, Washington
Education: Graduated from Ferris High School in 1975. Does not hold a college degree but took courses at Spokane Falls Community College, Gonzaga University and Eastern Washington University.
Political experience: Served on Spokane City Council from 2004-2011. Ran unsuccessfully for the 6th Legislative District as a Republican in 1986 and as a Democrat for a 3rd District House seat in 2010 and 2012. Ran as a Republican in 2020 against Rep. Timm Ormsby, D-Spokane.
Work experience: Retired. Ran the Comet Tavern in Hillyard for 17 years. Has worked in warehousing and marketing for retailers. Formerly owned a roofing and contracting business and briefly ran a South Hill bar called Somewhere in 2014.
Family: Single. No children.
Fundraising: Has raised more than $1,200 via in-kind contributions as of June 23.
- Web: electbobapple.com
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