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Wednesday, February 26, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Jerry Hopkins (D)

Resume: 58, grew up in Eastern Washington, moved to Spokane in 1965 … retired in June as president of Spokane Education Association; taught economics, world affairs, social studies, North Central High School, 27 years … Air Force Reserve, six years … Served on Spokane City Park Board, 10 years; member, Spokane Area Empowerment Committee … Bachelor’s and master’s degrees, education, Eastern Washington University; administrative credentials, Whitworth College … Single, two sons.

Finances: Raised $7,941.80 as of Wednesday, including $550 each from the Spokane Fire Fighters Local 29, the Inland Northwest Political Action Committee; $450 from the Washington State Labor Council.

Why he’s running: “We just need to focus on prevention programs, on solutions to make children successful.”

Top priority: “I would want to make sure that the restructuring and the reform that’s been taking place for public schools continues.”

, DataTimes

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