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About this race

This office is part of a three-member board that serves as the executive of county operations. Commissioners decide on budgets, land use, staffing, county utilities and other matters.

District 3 includes southwest and west Spokane County and portions of the city of Spokane, including parts of the South Hill and North Side. Only voters in the district vote in the primary election. The office appears on the countywide ballot in the general election.

Spokane County Commissioner, District 3, Spokane County

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Candidate Votes Pct
Al French (G) 10,559 36.80%
Mary Lou Johnson (D) 10,324 36%
Bonnie Mager (I) 7,774 27.10%

* 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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