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Michael Zollars

A candidate for Spokane County Sheriff, Spokane County in the 2022 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 2

Party: Republican

Age: 57

City: Chattaroy, Washington

Education: Graduated from Riverside High School in Chattaroy. Earned an associate of applied science degree from Spokane Community College.

Political experience: None

Work experience: Worked 33 years at the Spokane County Sheriff's Office in various roles, including patrolman, DUI enforcement, property crimes task force, traffic sergeant, night shift patrol commander and SWAT team. Volunteered last 38 years as firefighter and EMT at Spokane County Fire District 4. Worked as sergeant with Kalispel Tribal Police Department since October. 

Family: Engaged to be married. Has six children. 

Fundraising: $3,126 as of July 13, including $2,500 from himself. 

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
John Nowels (R) 65,474 55.42%
Wade Nelson (R) 34,595 29.28%
Michael Zollars (R) 18,067 15.29%

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