11 Candidates 6 Republicans, 5 Democrats file for Spokane’s 5th Congressional Seat

The race for Congress has officially begun in Washington with 11 candidates formally tossing their hats into the political arena. Three of the candidates are previous REALTOR® Champions.


Spokane County Treasurer Michael Baumgartner*

Washington Legislative Representative Jacquelin Maycumber*

Spokane City Council Member Jonathan Bingle*

Ferry County Commissioner Bran Dansel

Spokane County Water Conservation Board member Rick Flynn

Radio Personality Rene’ Holaday


Nurse Practioner Bobbi Bennett-Wolcott – Pullman

Former Spokane Co Democrat party Chair Carmela Conroy

CEO/ Founder of Stubborn Girl Creative Ann Marie Danimus

Kootenai Co Deputy Prosecutor Matthew Welde (Liberty Lake home address)

Dr. Bernadine Bank, MD (obstetrics & gynecology) Colbert, WA

CLICK HERE for a full list of candidates who have filed