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Spokane City Council, northwest council district, City of Spokane

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Candidate Votes Pct
Candace Mumm (N) 8,276 53.10%
Matthew Howes (N) 7,311 46.90%

* 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.


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