City Council, District 2 (South), City of Spokane
* 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.
For more than a generation, Spokane city politics divided mainly on geographic lines. Tuesday’s election suggests those lines may be disappearing and new coalitions are redrawing the electoral maps.
Lori Kinnear has a lead of about 800 votes over LaVerne Biel in Spokane’s City Council District 2 race.
The city has been without a planning director since Scott Chesney was ousted last November.
Yes. No. Depends who you ask, like we just did for you.
Their answers vary, some say just two, others say it’s up to the mayor.
In August, the city of Spokane filed a lawsuit against the international agrochemical giant Monsanto, alleging that the company sold chemicals for decades that it knew were a danger to human and environmental health.
Election 2015 edition, on accusations of partisan agendas, cost of bike lanes and Chomsky.
Condon says things are pretty good. Lichty says not so much.
Everything’s golden, or This. Means. War.
Ken Briggs is the director of Spokane Valley Partners and a dedicated marathon runner. He suffered a sudden cardiac arrest less than a mile before the finishing line of his last race; no one knows why.
Even politicians have heroes.
Of two worthy candidates, Biel more likely to discourage Spokane City Council involvement in issues that draw attention away from priorities.