City Council, Position 6, City of Spokane Valley
|Sam P. Wood||5,706||49.40%|
* 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.
Former councilman Ben Wick is looking forward to new his new job as publisher of Liberty Lake’s Splash community newspaper
For departing Spokane Valley City Council member Ben Wick, the fifth time was the charm. Wick ran in the first Spokane Valley election, against 51 other people, then applied three times to fill vacant City Council positions before finally being elected in 2011.
City needs his perspective on transportation, especially Bridging the Valley effort
He’s half the age or younger than the other Spokane Valley City Council members, but that doesn’t seem to bother Ben Wick, 33.