u 2011 Washington General Election

Dennis Hession

A candidate for City Council President, City of Spokane in the 2011 Washington General Election

Age: 64City: Spokane, WA

Occupation: Attorney and consultant

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Last updated: Nov. 14, 4:59 p.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Ben Stuckart 29,625 53.24%
Dennis Hession 26,024 46.76%
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Q&A: Dennis Hession, running for Spokane City Council president

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Ex-mayor to run for council president

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Hession joins race for Spokane City Council president

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Filing week shocker: Hession enters race for Spokane City Council president

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