A candidate for Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney, Spokane County in the 2022 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 2
City: Spokane, Washington
Education: Graduated from O'Day High School in Seattle in 1972. Earned an associate degree from Seattle Central Community College in 1976, a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Washington in 1979 and a law degree from Seattle University in 1997.
Political experience: Appointed to Airway Heights City Council in 1999 and elected in 2002. Left the council for military service then re-elected from 2005 to 2010. Served on Cheney School Board from 2007 to 2012. Elected Spokane County prosecutor in 2014 and 2018.
Work experience: Active duty in the United States Air Force from 1972 to 1976 and commissioned officer and pilot starting in 1979. Member of the Air National Guard from 1998 to 2002. Returned to active duty from 2002-2005, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. Worked as a Spokane County deputy prosecutor from 1998 until 2012. Worked as special assistant U.S. Attorney from 2012-2013. Elected Spokane County prosecutor in 2014 and 2018.
Family: Married to Lesley Haskell. Has five children, three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Fundraising: Raised $34,718 as of July 8, including contributions from Spokane County deputy prosecutors John Grasso, Dale Nagy, Larry Steinmetz and Preston McCollam, local attorney Rob Cossey, and Spokane Valley council members Arne Woodward and Rod Higgins.
Prosecutors seeking to convict a cold-case homicide suspect told a judge Friday they need more time to sort out their trial plans.
Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell will face nonpartisan candidate Deb Conklin the general election, after two Republican challengers failed to garner the votes need to oust Haskell.
Haskell pulls ahead of Conklin in race for prosecutor; Anderson still on track to advance in Secy. of State race
Republican Larry Haskell and nonpartisan pastor Deb Conklin will likely face off in the November general election for Spokane County prosecutor.
The outlook of the race didn’t budge on Wednesday, even as the Spokane County Auditor’s Office counted an additional 10,000 ballots.
Three candidates were locked in a tight race for Spokane County prosecutor Tuesday night as the embattled incumbent Republican, Larry Haskell, faces a tough re-election bid.
For those who liking waiting to the last minute to cast their ballots, here’s a look at the candidate field.
Local group sends mailers urging voters to replace Prosecutor Larry Haskell, who called statements a ‘political hit piece’
Some Spokane County voters were greeted with a question when they opened their mailboxes earlier this month.
The four Spokane County prosecutor candidates made one of their final pitches to voters Thursday night ahead of the Aug. 2 primary election.
When Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell ran for re-election the first time, he drew no challengers.
Judge denies motion to remove Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell from case based in part on wife’s racist comments
A Spokane attorney’s attempt to remove Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell from a case because of his wife’s racist comments as well as racial disparities in charging was blocked by a judge on Wednesday.