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City Council South seat (District 2), City of Spokane

Candidate Votes Pct
Mike Allen 10,328 50.33%
Richard Rush 10,193 49.67%

* 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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Allen vs. Rush, Intro

City Councilman Richard Rush and former City Councilman Mike Allen critique each other's work on City Council. Allen is challenging Rush's bid for re-election for his seat representing South Spokane.

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Spokane City Councilman Richard Rush's new campaign flier, which is being left at front doors this month, has a cellphone bar code that links to a YouTube campaign video. (Jonathan Brunt)

Rush, Stuckart lead race in campaign technology

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Council eases tax subsidy rules for Kendall Yards 

Tax subsidies will flow to Kendall Yards even if the developer of the 78-acre project does not seek public bids on construction of streets, sewers and other public infrastructure. The Spokane City Council on Monday voted 6-1 to amend the tax-increment financing agreement it has...

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Allen will challenge Rush for City Council 23 

Former City Councilman Mike Allen announced last week that he is entering the race to challenge Richard Rush in hopes of once again representing south Spokane. Allen, a former Eastern Washington University administrator, was named to the council to replace Mary Verner after she was...

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Tax for streets overshadows talk of task force

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