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District 3 encompasses northwest Spokane north of the Spokane River, west of Division Street and the area near Spokane Falls Community College. The contest for this seat is to replace two-term Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin, who cannot run for re-election because of term limits. Candace Mumm is a former broadcast newswoman with experience in community activism. She worked on Mary Verner’s re-election campaign as well as Rich Cowan’s bid to defeat U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Michael Cannon is the chair of the city’s Community, Housing and Human Services committee and has received significant financial backing from people in Mayor David Condon’s administration, including the mayor. The position pays $30,000 a year with full benefits. It is a four-year term.

Spokane City Council District 3, City of Spokane

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Candidate Votes Pct
Candace Mumm (N) 7,260 53.93%
Michael Cannon 6,202 46.07%

* 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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