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Lori Kinnear

A candidate for Council District No. 2, City of Spokane in the 2015 Washington Primary

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Age: 65

Occupation: Assistant to Spokane City Councilwoman Amber Waldref

Her words: “It’s a strong mayor and strong council system. We don’t want to be the rubber stamp for the mayor. To have a council that is well-informed and well-prepared, that is vital.”

Her pitch: A student of City Hall who will represent the needs of society’s most vulnerable, focused on driving down property crime and human trafficking, and implementing Smart Justice reforms.

Notable experience: Legislative aide to Spokane City Councilwoman Amber Waldref. Worked as former Councilman Richard Rush’s legislative aide. Formerly a small-business adviser for Women’s Business Center, and former manager of the YWCA Opportunity Center teaching job skills to low-income women.

Education: .Graduated from Palo Alto (California) High School in 1971. Earned bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Nevada-Reno in 1978. Earned associate’s degree in applied science horticulture from South Seattle Community College in 1994.

Neighborhood: Cannon Hill

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Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
LaVerne Biel () 3,793 37.80 %
Lori Kinnear () 3,543 35.30 %
John Waite () 2,704 26.90 %

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