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House Pos. 1

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Ted Cummings (D) 15,003 36.57%
Suzanne Schmidt (R) 14,754 35.96%
MJ Bolt (R) 11,272 27.47%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

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Ted Cummings, Suzanne Schmidt face off in 4th Legislative District race

A Democrat with deep criticisms of the Republican party is hoping to win a seat representing the heavily-Republican 4th Legislative District but likely faces a difficult battle against a candidate with support among current and former Republican legislators. 

Republican Schmidt to face Democrat Cummings in 4th Legislative District race

The candidate who McCaslin endorsed as his replacement, Republican MJ Bolt, was trailing behind with 24.6% of the vote.

Haven’t yet voted in the primary election? Here’s what’s at stake in Spokane County

For those who liking waiting to the last minute to cast their ballots, here’s a look at the candidate field. 

3 candidates look to take McCaslin’s seat in Legislature

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.