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This school district which covers an area in Spokane Valley north of I-90 and east to the state line has three contested seats this year. Since 2010, the district has seen a change to a K-8 teaching model which eliminated the district’s two middle schools. Supporters believe the plan will give students more opportunities academically, athletically and socially, while opponents of the plan believe the district doesn’t have the infrastructure to support more students in each building. The position pays a stipend of $50 per meeting, with a maximum of $4,800 per year.

East Valley School District Director 5, East Valley School District

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Candidate Votes Pct
Mike Novakovich 2,020 63.36%
Deanna L. Ervin 1,768 46.67%

* 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.