A candidate for Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney, Spokane County in the 2022 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 2
City: Spokane, Washington
Education: Graduated from Cheney High School in 1992. Earned a bachelor's degree in sociology and political science from Gonzaga University in 1996 and a law degree from Gonzaga University in 2000.
Political experience: First run for public office.
Work experience: Part owner and operator of Hangman Valley Greenhouse from the late 1990s to about 2008. Deputy prosecutor at the Spokane County Prosecutor's office from 2007 to 2018. Assistant attorney general at the Washington State Attorney General's Office from 2018-present. Spokane County District judge pro tem, 2021- present
Family: Has two adult daughters, an adult step daughter and one granddaughter.
Fundraising: Raised $35,158 as of July 8. Olsen contributed $23,500 herself. Other contributors include Plese Printing and Marketing, attorneys Joe Kuhlman, Steve Clark, Ryan Best, and Paul Gaffney.
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.
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.