The Spokane City Council rejected Councilman Richard Rush's proposal to ask voters if they want to eliminate the… Read more
City Council South seat (District 2), City of Spokane
Last updated: Nov. 14, 4:59 p.m. Election results
* 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.
It was as if pigs had grown wings and landed on the roof of Spokane City Hall. George McGrath, a conservative, longtime follower and critic of the City Council, approached the microphone at this week’s meeting and praised a plan proposed by outgoing liberal Councilman Richard Rush. Read more
Spokane City Councilman Richard Rush said Saturday he has decided against paying for a hand recount in his race against Mike Allen. Rush said that after further consideration of the results of the machine recount, as well as the hand recount that was completed in the 4th Legislative District Senate race last week, he decided it was highly unlikely that a hand recount would change the outcome of his race. Read more
Spokane City Councilman Richard Rush said this afternoon that he has decided against paying for a hand recount in… Read more
Mike Allen’s lead over Richard Rush grew by three votes, to 91, on Wednesday after a recount in the Spokane City Council election for the city’s south district. But the race still isn’t over. Read more
Former Councilman Mike Allen's lead over incumbent Richard Rush grew by three to 91 on Wednesday after a recount… Read more
Spokane County election officials expect to start and complete on Tuesday the first two of the three recounts they… Read more
Spokane City Councilman Richard Rush, who trails former Councilman Mike Allen by 88 votes, submitted a check Friday to the Spokane County Elections Office for $6,240 to pay for a full manual count of ballots in his race for the south district. Read more
Spokane City Councilman Richard Rush will get a hand recount afterall.
The incumbent councilman who trails former Councilman… Read more
Spokane County election officials took advantage Thursday of an opportunity to test their vote-counting machines for free. The county Canvassing Board – Auditor Vicky Dalton, Commissioner Al French and County Attorney Jim Emacio – reversed course and decided to use the machines for a mandatory recount in a close Spokane City Council race. Read more
Former state Sen. Jeff Baxter is paying for a partial recount of ballots… Read more
The final outcome of the City Council race for a seat representing south Spokane won’t be decided until next… Read more
This post has been changed to correct the change in Allen's lead.
The race between Richard Rush and… Read more
The race between incumbent Councilman Richard Rush and former Councilman Mike Allen for Rush's south Spokane City Council seat… Read more
A race for Spokane City Council inched closer to an automatic recount on Monday in the fourth day of… Read more
David Condon, the former deputy chief of staff of Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, claimed enough votes on Thursday to make any last-minute, shocking comeback by Mayor Mary Verner unrealistic. Read more
Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton said she expects only one count of votes tonight.
Results should be released about… Read more
The Spokane County Republican Party, which has previously declined to endorse candidates running as Republicans against Democrats when they… Read more
The conviction of Officer Karl Thompson could mean a significant shift in the running and politics of the Spokane Police Department, some city officials and police accountability advocates said after Wednesday’s verdict. Jeffry Finer, a civil rights attorney who represents the family of Otto Zehm, said he hopes the jury’s decision would lead to serious police reform after years of failed efforts. Read more