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Kelly P. Cruz

A candidate for Council District No. 3, City of Spokane in the 2015 Washington Primary

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Age: 58

City: Spokane, WA

Occupation: Carpenter

His pitch: A fiscal and social moderate who will get the City Council to focus on property crime and job creation instead of social issues such as immigration.

His words: “The underlying cause of property crime is alcohol and substance abuse. It just overwhelms. We have far too many people in their 20s and early 30s with no real path forward. We need to figure out a way to get them back in the workforce.”

Neighborhood: West Central

Day job: Self-employed

Notable experience: Former chairman of West Central Neighborhood Council, C.O.P.S. West and West Central Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative Coalition. Member of the West Central Association of Business. Currently working to name the North Spokane Corridor after former Democratic Congressman Thomas Foley.

Education: Graduated from North Central High School in 1978. Completed Spokane Home Builders journeyman carpentry program.

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Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Karen Stratton () 3,771 42.30 %
Evan Verduin () 2,881 32.30 %
Kelly P. Cruz () 1,167 13.10 %
Dave White (R) 1,090 12.20 %

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Dave White

Republican