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Spokane County District Court, Position 1, Spokane County

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Candidate Votes Pct
Patrick T. Johnson 24,187 39.97%
Randy A. Brandt 21,946 36.27%
Lynden P. Smithson 14,382 23.77%

* 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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