Spokane School Board, position 5, Spokane Public Schools
|Mike Wiser (N)||25,083||62.92%|
|Jennifer Muroya Thomas (N)||14,782||37.08%|
* 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.
Incumbent school board member Mike Wiser beat challenger Jennifer Thomas in Spokane’s only contested board race.
A small donation made to a Spokane Public Schools board candidate appears to violate federal tax law.
Whoever becomes Spokane Public Schools newest board member will inherit a slough of thorny and difficult questions. And while both candidates running for that honor have similar goals and concerns, their approach and experiences differ.
Wiser demonstrated greater knowledge about the many education challenges ahead. He has invested a lot ot time volunteering at schools and has an impressive resume and work background.
With complicated, potentially contentious decisions on horizon, four vie for Spokane schools board seat
Spokane’s newest board member will inherit a slough of thorny and potentially contentious decisions in November.
Candidates answer questions about the roles they would play on the Spokane Public School Board.