Candidate Interview: Democrat John Roskelley

Jun 25, 2020

Democrat John Roskelley is challenging Mike Padden for his state Senate seat in the Fourth Legislative District.
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This week we’re focusing on the three candidates for the state Senate in the Fourth District.

Today, Democrat John Roskelley. Roskelley has had a long career as one of the world’s most esteemed mountain climbers. But he’s also served as a Spokane County Commissioner and, most recently, on eastern Washington’s Growth Management Hearings Board. Now he wants to be a state senator.

Here’s part of Doug Nadvornick’s interview with John Roskelley.