A candidate for House Pos. 1, Legislative District 4 (Spokane Valley) in the 2022 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 2
City: Spokane Valley, Washington
Education: Graduated from Mead High School in 1990. Attended University of Iowa from 1990 to 1992 and Eastern Washington University from 1992 to 1993.
Work experience: Has been a professional golf teacher for 15 years.
Political experience: Currently serving as the Eastern Washington elected representative to the State Board of Education. Elected to the Central Valley School Board from 2011 to 2015.
Family: Has two children.
Campaign contributions: Raised $20,645 as of June 17, according to the Public Disclosure Commission. Almost $11,000 of that comes from self donations. Top individual donors include Gene Bolt, a retiree from Medical Lake; Tia McInerney, a retiree from Mead; and Patti Marquis, a golf instructor from Post Falls. Other noteworthy donors include Rep. Rob Chase and Spokane Valley City Councilman Arne Woodard.
The candidate who McCaslin endorsed as his replacement, Republican MJ Bolt, was trailing behind with 24.6% of the vote.
For those who liking waiting to the last minute to cast their ballots, here’s a look at the candidate field.
Republicans Suzanne Schmidt and MJ Bolt and Democrat Ted Cummings are running this year in the 4th District. They will face off in the Aug. 2 primary where the top two will move on to the November general election.