Spokane Valley City Council, position 7, City of Spokane Valley
|Linda (Hatcher) Thompson||8,967||56.40%|
* 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.
Patrick Kennedy, who represented Rhode Island in the House of Representatives from 1995 to 2011, will speak Wednesday at a community conversation on mental health sponsored by Providence Health Care and Eastern Washington University.
Spokane Valley Mayor Rod Higgins narrowly held on to his position Tuesday in a vote that shows a divided City Council. In two 4-3 votes, council members selected Higgins to keep the mayor’s position and Councilwoman Pamela Haley to be deputy mayor.
There was plenty of applause and smiles at Spokane Valley City Hall Tuesday evening as incumbent Pamela Haley – along with two newly elected councilwomen, Brandi Peetz and Linda (Hatcher) Thompson – took the oath of office for Spokane Valley City Council.
Voters throughout the Valley pulled support from most incumbents.
Voters on Tuesday rejected conservatives on the Spokane Valley Council on Tuesday, voting out incumbents Mike Munch, Ed Pace and J. Caleb Collier, and putting a fourth conservative in danger of losing in a race too close to call.
Spokane Valley voters have a decision to make about what kind of council it wants. It can be ideologically driven, or it can stick to the basics of the job while considering regional solutions. If voters prefer the latter, they will select Linda Thompson and Brandi Peetz..
Spokane Valley councilman who didn’t disclose juvenile felony charges when appointed hoping to retain seat
Drug and alcohol abuse have affected two Spokane Valley City Council candidates in very different ways.
They’ve spent a couple of months in the occasionally hot seats of the Spokane Valley City Council and they are beginning to get a feel for how city government works.