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Two more file for Spokane City Council

Two candidates who previously said they would run for Spokane City Council formally took the plunge on Thursday morning.

Donna McKereghan, former chairwoman of the Logan Neighborhood Council, and Steve Salvatori, owner of the Spokane Entrepreneurial Center, filed paperwork to officially become candidates.

McKereghan joins a crowded field for the chance to take the seat representing Northeast Spokane. The position currently is held by Councilman Bob Apple.

Salvatori is running for the seat being vacated by Councilman Steve Corker, who has chosen to run for City Council president. Only one other candidate has filed to run for the position, which represents Northwest Spokane.

For the full list of candidates so far who have filed for Spokane city office, keep reading this entry.

Here are the candidates who have filed to run for Spokane city office as of 11 a.m. today:


Mary Verner, incumbent

Mike Noder, co-owner of MoMike Inc., a demolition company

Barbara Lampert, former nurse’s assistant, frequent candidate for office

David Condon, former deputy chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Robert Kroboth, former debt collector

City Council president

Ben Stuckart, executive director of Communities in Schools

Steve Corker, Spokane City councilman

City Council, northeast district

John Waite, owner of Meryln's, a science fiction store in downtown Spokane

Gary Pollard, chairman of Riverside Neighborhood Council

Mike Fagan, co-director of Voters Want More Choices

Luke Tolley, chairman of Hillyard Neighborhood Council

Donna McKereghan, former chairwoman of Logan Neigborhood Council

City Council, south district

Mike Allen, former city councilman

Richard Rush, incumbent

City Council, northwest district

Karen Kearney, chairwoman of Balboa South Indian Trail Neighborhood Council

Steve Salvatori, owner of the Spokane Entrepreneurial Center

Jonathan Brunt
Jonathan Brunt joined The Spokesman-Review in 2004. He is the government editor. He previously was a reporter who covered Spokane City Hall, Spokane County government and public safety.

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