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Mike Fagan

A candidate for Council District No. 1, City of Spokane in the 2015 Washington Primary

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Age: 58

City: Spokane, WA

Occupation: Tax activitst, incumbent councilman

His words: “I believe that a veto-proof majority is unhealthy for the city of Spokane. … I believe that more political balance, and a variety of philosophies is needed to ensure that policies are thoroughly vetted to limit the potential for unintended consequences, and/or power struggles which may take the city in a negative direction.”

His pitch: A collaborative, principled conservative who will work to solve issues with people who agree as well as disagree with him. Will act as counterbalance to the liberal policies of Council President Ben Stuckart and his allies.

Notable experience: Incumbent council member. Co-director of Voters Want More Choices, a group, which is lead by Tim Eyman, that advocates for lower taxes. Worked as a purchasing officer of a communications company in California in the late 1980s until the mid-1990s. Worked at MOR Manufacturing in Post Falls, including as materials manager, from 1997 to 2007. Served in Army from 1978 until 1987. Former president of Bemiss Neighborhood Council. Co-hosts radio show about local politics.

Education: Graduated from North Central High School in 1978.

Neighborhood: Hillyard (Bemiss)

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Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Mike Fagan () 2,490 49.67 %
Ben Krauss () 1,262 25.17 %
Randy Ramos () 1,261 25.15 %

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