A candidate for City Council Northwest seat (District 3), City of Spokane in the 2011 Washington General Election
City: Spokane, WA
Occupation: Runs program to help children who have a parent in prison
Education: Graduated from Ferris High School in 1995. Bachelor’s degree in geography from Eastern Washington University in 2007.
Career: Program manager of Mentoring Children of Promise, a youth program run by Goodwill Industries.
Political: This is Jones’ first run for office. Endorsed by Spokane County Democratic Party. Serves on the board of Richard Allen Enterprises, which runs the Emmanuel Family Life Center and the Richard Allen Youth Academy.
Family: Married. Has two school-age children.
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Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton said she expects only one count of votes tonight. Results should be released about 8:15 p.m. She said including today’s mail, the county has received about 100,000 ballots. About 90,000 of those will be counted in the numbers released tonight….
Only one of the 10 candidates on the ballot next week for Spokane city office agreed to sign a pledge promising to oppose any Spokane Police Guild contract unless the union agrees to stronger police oversight, the Center for Justice reported this week. A coalition…
Spokane City Council hopefuls Steve Salvatori and Joy Jones explain why they think they would be the best next council member to serve District 3, which covers Northwest Spokane.
Residents of northwest Spokane have two appealing choices for the District 3 City Council position: Steve Salvatori and Joy Jones. The Spokesman-Review endorses Salvatori based on his experience as a small businessman concerned about the cumulative effect of recent fee and rate increases passed by the council.
Joy Jones gives her positions on taxes, libraries, streets and other issues facing the city in The Spokesman-Review’s Spokane City Council candidate questionnaire. Jones faces Steve Salvatori in the race for a seat representing Northwest Spokane.
Spokane Mayor Mary Verner has won the seal of approval from the Spokane County Democratic Party for a new term. The party’s endorsement committee voted Monday to endorse Verner for mayor, Ben Stuckart for City Council president, Joy Jones for the City Council seat representing…
The race for Spokane mayor is getting more interesting. The Spokane Regional Labor Council has released the list of candidates it supports for the August primary and Spokane Mayor Mary Verner isn’t on the list. That’s a bit of a surprise given her recent support…
The race for a City Council seat representing Northwest Spokane already is down to two. Karen Kearney, chairwoman of the Balboa South Indian Trail Neighborhood Council, late last week withdrew her candidacy for the seat currently held by Councilman Steve Corker, who is running for…