u 2011 Washington General Election

City Council Northwest seat (District 3), City of Spokane

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

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

* 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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