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Spin Control John Roskelley archive

THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012

Map of the votes for Spokane County Commissioner District 1 base on Election Night totals (Jim Camden)

Mapping the Vote: Mielke leads Roskelley

Incumbent County Commissioner Todd Mielke has a comfortable lead over former Commissioner John Roskelley in the race for Commissioner District 1. Roskelley had strong support in some parts of the City of Spokane, but Mielke is running ahead in most other precincts. For a closer...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012

Roskelley challenge dismissed

A visiting county auditor dismissed the challenge to John Roskelley's voter registration, and the Democratic challenger will appear on the ballot for the Spokane County commissioner in District 1. That will likely bring to an end the separate challenge in Spokane County Superior Court, which...

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MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012

Spokane GOP challenges Roskelley run 

The Spokane County Republican Party plans to go to court this week in an effort to block the county commissioner campaign of Democrat John Roskelley. The county GOP filed a challenge to Roskelley's current voter registration on Friday, and asked Auditor Vicky Dalton to remove...

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MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012

The main field takes off on Bloomsday 2012, Sunday, May 6, 2012, in Spokane, Wash. (Liz Kishimoto / The Spokesman Review)

Roskelley edges McKenna among Bloomsday politicians 

Among the elected leaders and politicians running for office, it should be no surprise that John Roskelley won the race. Roskelley, a candidate for Spokane County Commission, had the best Bloomsday time among all elected Spokane and Spokane Valley city leaders; state House and state...

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