State Senate seat opening in northeast WashingtonDecember 7, 2012 @ 5:15 am
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Five people have applied for a state Senate seat from northeast Washington that becomes available Jan. 1 when veteran state Sen. Bob Morton retires halfway through his term.
The 7th District extends through Spokane, Pend Oreille (pahn-duh-RAY'), Stevens, Ferry and Okanogan counties.
County commissioners will appoint a replacement from among three nominees selected by Republican precinct committee officers.
The Spokesman-Review reports ( http://is.gd/URQcrN) applicants so far include a county commissioner, a former legislator and a former legislative aide.
Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com
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