u 2011 Washington General Election

Joy Jones

A candidate for City Council Northwest seat (District 3), City of Spokane in the 2011 Washington General Election

Age: 37City: 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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Competitors

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

CandidateVotesPct
Steve Salvatori 11,047 55.22%
Joy Jones 8,960 44.78%
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