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Here’s who filed to run for office state in Washington and Spokane in 2020

UPDATED: Sat., May 23, 2020

From staff reports

Below is a list of candidates who filed for statewide offices, most offices within Spokane County and two Congressional districts representing Eastern Washington.

Incumbents are marked with asterisks. State Rep. Bob McCaslin currently is the incumbent holding position 2 in state Legislative District 4. He filed to run for position 1.

U.S. CONGRESS, DISTRICT 5

(District includes Spokane and Walla Walla)

Chris Armitage, Democratic

Brendan O’Regan, Independent

Stephen T. Major, Republican

Dave Wilson, Democratic

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican *

U.S. CONGRESS, DISTRICT 4

(District includes the Tri-Cities and Yakima)

Ryan Cooper, Libertarian

Tracy “Justice” Wright, Republican

Douglas E. McKinley, Democratic

Evan Jones, Independent

Sarena Sloot, Republican

Dan Newhouse, Republican *

STATEWIDE OFFICES

Governor

Alex Tsimerman, Standupamerica

Phil Fortunato, Republican

Ryan Ryals, Unaffiliated

Lisa Thomas, candidate withdrew from race

Leon Aaron Lawson, Trump Republican

Henry Clay Dennison, Socialist Workers

Tim Eyman, Republican

Liz Hallock, Green

Goodspaceguy, Trump Republican

Omari Tahir Garrett, Democrat

Don L. Rivers, Democratic

Martin L. ‘Iceman’ Wheeler, Republican

Raul Garcia, Republican

Tylor Grow, Republican

Winston Wilkes, Propertarianist

Brian R. Weed, no party preference

Thor Amundson, Independent

Gene Hart, Democratic

William (Bill) Miller, American Patriot

Matthew Murray, Republican

Dylan B. Nails, Independent

Cameron M. Vessey, no party preference

David W. Blomstrom, Fifth Republic

Anton Sakharov, Trump Republican

Craig Campbell, no party preference

Nate Herzog, Pre2016 Republican

Cregan M. Newhouse, no party preference

Ian Gonzales, Republican

Cairo D’Almeida, Democratic

Elaina J. Gonzalez, Independent

Jay Inslee, Democratic *

Joshua Freed, Republican

David Voltz, Cascadia Labour

Joshua Wolf, New-Liberty

Loren Culp, Republican

Richard L. Carpenter, Republican

Bill Hirt, Republican

Lt. Governor

Joseph Brumbles, Republican

Jared Frerichs, Libertarian

Ann Davison Sattler, Republican

James R. Rafferty, Democratic

Marko Liias, Democratic

Matt Seymour, Libertarian

Steve Hobbs, candidate withdrew from race

Michelle Jasmer, Democratic

Bill Penor, Republican

Richard (Dick) Muri, Republican

Denny Heck, Democratic

Marty McClendon, Republican

Secretary of State

Ed Minger, Independent

Gentry Lange, Progressive

Kim Wyman, Republican *

Gael Tarleton, Democratic

State Treasurer

Duane A. Davidson, Republican *

Mike Pellicciotti, Democratic

State Auditor

Joshua Casey, Democratic

Chris Leyba, Republican

Pat (Patrice) McCarthy, Democratic *

Attorney General

Matt Larkin, Republican

Mike Vaska, GOP

Brett Rogers, Republican

Bob Ferguson, Democratic *

Commissioner of Public Lands

Cameron Whitney, Republican

Steve Sharon, Republican

Hilary Franz, Democratic *

Kelsey Reyes, Libertarian

Maryam Abasbarzy, Republican

Sue Kuehl Pederson, Republican

Frank Wallbrown, Democratic

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Ron Higgins

Maia Espinoza

Stan Lippmann

David Spring

Dennis Wick

Chris Reykdal *

Insurance Commissioner

Anthony Welti, Libertarian

Chirayu Avinash Patel, Republican

Mike Kreidler, Democratic *

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 3 (CENTRAL SPOKANE)

State Senator

Dave Lucas, Republican

Andy Billig, Democratic *

State Representiative position 1

Marcus Riccelli, Democrat *

Laura D Carder, Republican

State Representative position 2

Timm Ormsby, Democrat *

Bob Apple, R

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 4 (SPOKANE VALLEY)

State Senator

John Roskelley, Democrat

Ann Marie Danimus, Indpendent

Mike Padden, Republican *

State Representative position 1

Dave Whitehead, Republican

Mike Conrad, Republican

Leonard Christian, withdrew from race

Lori Feagan, Democratic

Bob McCaslin, Republican *

State Representative position 2

Nathan R Sybrandy, Republican

Mike Conrad, withdrew from race

Rob Chase, Republican

Leonard Christian, Republican

Will DeWitt, withdrew from the race

Lance Gurel, Democrat

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 6 (WEST PLAINS)

State Representative position 1

Zack Zappone, Democratic

Mike Volz, Republican *

State Representative position 2

Christian M McLachlan, Democratic

Jenny Graham, Republican *

Tom McGarry, Democratic

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 7 (NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON)

State Representative position 1

Georgia D. Davenport, Democratic

Jacquelin Maycumber, Republican *

State Representative position 2

Joel Kretz, Republican *

JJ Wandler, Independent

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 9 (SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON)

State Senator

Jenn Goulet, Democratic

Mark G. Schoesler, GOP *

State Representative position 1

Brett Borden, Libertarian

Mary Dye, Republican *

State Representative position 2

Joe Schmick, GOP *

SPOKANE COUNTY OFFICES

County Commissioner District 1

Josh Kerns, Republican *

Ted Cummings, Democratic

County Commissioner District 2

Mary Kuney, Republican *

David Green, Democratic

JUDICIAL

WASHINGTON SUPREME COURT

Judge Position 3

Dave Larson

Raquel Montoya-Lewis *

Judge Position 4

Charles W. Johnson *

Judge Position 6

Richard S. Serns

G. Helen Whitener *

Judge Position 7

Debra L. Stephens *

WASHINGTON COURT OF APPEALS

Division 3, District 1

Marshall Casey

Tracy Arlene Staab

SPOKANE SUPERIOR COURT

Judge Position 1

Annette S. Plese *

Judge Position 2

Charnelle Bjelkengren *

Judge Position 3

Ray F. Clary *

Judge Position 4

Julie M. McKay *

Judge Position 5

Michael P. Price *

Judge Position 6

Tony D. Hazel *

Judge Position 7

Maryann C. Moreno *

Judge Position 8

Harold D. Clarke lll *

Judge Position 9

John O. Cooney *

Judge Position 10

Michelle (Shelley) Szambelan *

Judge Position 11

Timothy B. Fennessy *

Judge Position 12

Rachelle E. Anderson *

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