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Tommy Mowles

A candidate for Riverside School Board District 5, Riverside School District in the 2023 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Age: 70

City: Deer Park, Washington

Education: Graduated from Aransas Pass High School in Texas in 1971 and earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from Sam Houston State University. He also holds a master’s in education administration from Texas A&M University.

Work experience: Retired after a 42-year career in education. He was a music teacher for many years and a band director for 12 years, as well as an elementary school principal for 20 years.

Political experience: Appointed to his seat on the Riverside School Board in January 2022.

Family: Married to Jill Mowles. Has three grown children.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Peter Finn 2,027 63.90%
Tommy Mowles 1,145 36.10%

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