u 2011 Washington General Election

Mary Verner

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

Age: 58City: Spokane, WA

Occupation: Mayor of Spokane

Education: Graduated from Houston Academy in Dothan, Ala. in 1973. Bachelor’s degree in medical anthropology from Davidson College, 1988. Master’s degree in environmental studies from Yale University, 1992. Law degree from Gonzaga University, 1999.

Career: Served as executive director of Upper Columbia United Tribes, 2002 to 2007. Director of natural resources for Spokane Indian Tribe, 1992-2001. Coordinator of enforcement for the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources, 1988-1990.

Political: Appointed to vacancy on Spokane City Council, 2004. Elected to City Council, 2005. Elected Spokane mayor in 2007. Serves on several governmental boards.

Family: Divorced. Has adult daughter and school-age son.

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Competitors

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

CandidateVotesPct
David Condon 30,768 52.36%
Mary Verner 27,991 47.64%
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