Davidson battles challenger Pellicciotti for treasurer job

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — State Treasurer Duane Davidson is a rare and endangered species as he seeks re-election in a race against Democrat Mike Pellicciotti.Davidson is one of only two Republicans, along with Secretary of State Kim Wyman, who hold statewide office in Washington. He’s the only resident of eastern Washington holding statewide office.He’s endangered because Pellicciotti won 150,000 more votes in the primary election and is considered the favorite to win the office that manages billions of dollars in state revenues.