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By Bill Stevenson
The Gazette 

Schoesler, Dye lead 9th Legislative District races

Rep. Schmick runs unopposed

 

Last updated 11/4/2020 at 12:40am



COLFAX — Incumbents Sen. Mark G. Schoesler and Rep. Mary Dye are leading the races for 9th Legislative District positions.

Schoesler, R-Ritzville, is running unopposed after Democratic candidate Jenn Goulet dropped out of the race. Scheosler received 7,805 votes in the first count, and Goulet 6,077 votes.

Dye of Pomeroy, the Position No. 1 lawmaker, is running against Libertarian Brett Borden.

Dye leads with 8,824 votes; Borden trails with 4,071 votes after the first count.

Meanwhile in the Position No. 2 race in the same district, Rep. Joe Schmick ran unopposed as a Republican candidate. He gathered 10,370 votes in the first count, according to the Whitman County Elections Office.

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