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Timm Ormsby

A candidate for House Pos. 2, Legislative District 3 (central Spokane) in the 2022 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 2

Party: Democratic

Age: 63

City: Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from North Central High School in 1977.

Political experience: Appointed to current House seat in 2003. Elected to seat every two years since 2004. Current chairman of House Appropriations Committee and member of House Labor & Workplace Standards Committee.

Work experience: About 40 years in construction, primarily as a concrete finisher. Business representative for Northeastern Washington-Northern Idaho Building Trades Council since 2000. President of Spokane Regional Labor Council. Board member of SNAP and Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Member of Spokane Area League of Women Voters. Past board member of Spokane County United Way.

Family: Married. Has three adult children.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Timm Ormsby (D) 23,694 60.53%
Natalie Poulson (R) 14,638 37.39%
Patrick Spurlock (N) 813 2.08%

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