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Chris Jackson

A candidate for Spokane Valley City Council, position 1, City of Spokane Valley in the 2017 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Party: No party

Age: 32

City: Spokane Valley, Washington

Education: Graduated from Spokane Valley’s University High School in 2005. Earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology from Western Washington University. He is defending a doctorate in social psychology submitted to the University of Otago in New Zealand in about a month.

Political experience: This is his first run for public office; involved in family campaigns.

Work experience: Mostly teaching and tutoring at colleges he has attended; swim instructor for many years and a houseparent at Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.

Family: In a committed relationship. Has no children.

List of top priorities if elected: Creating a more transparent City Council and hosting more community-oriented events. Wants to bring back civil political discourse.

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Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Rod Higgins () 8,207 50.83 %
Chris Jackson (N) 7,938 49.17 %

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