u 2011 Washington General Election

City Council, Pos. 5, City of Medical Lake

About this race

Howard Jorgenson and Kent Reitmeier were the top two vote-getters in the August primary, which means they’ll face off in the general election.

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

CandidateVotesPct
Howard N. Jorgenson 548 53.36%
Kent Reitmeier 479 46.64%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

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