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Rob Chase

A candidate for Spokane Valley City Council Position 6, City of Spokane Valley in the 2023 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Age: 70

Education: Graduated from Kellogg High School in 1972. Graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, operations management.

Work experience: Is semiretired, but has recently worked as a U.S. Census Bureau enumerator and security guard for Phoenix Protective Corps in Spokane Valley. Worked as an expeditor with Haakon Industries based in Cheney from 2006 to 2007. Held mortgage origination and real estate licenses. Served in U.S. Army Reserves from 1972-78.

Political experience: Elected as a state representative in 2020. Served one term and lost his re-election bid in 2022. Elected Spokane County treasurer in 2010 and 2014. Republican Party precinct committee officer. Ran unsuccessfully for state Senate in 2000, U.S. House in 2002 and Spokane County Commissioner in 2012 and 2018. Served as Eastern Washington coordinator for Ron Paul for President in 2008 and 2012 and Eastern Washington coordinator for Clint Didier’s 2010 Senate campaign.

Family: Married to Chris Chase and has four children.

Campaign contributions: Has raised nearly $4,000 as of Sept. 26. Notable donors include former Spokane County GOP Chairwoman Cindy Zapotocky, attorney Marshall Casey, Spokane County Republican Party Vice Chair MJ Bolt and Duane Alton, a prolific donor to conservative politicians and causes who founded Alton’s Tires.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Tim Hattenburg 11,655 52.49%
Rob Chase 10,549 47.51%

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