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Spin Control Vicky Dalton archive

SATURDAY, JULY 15, 2017

SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2014

SATURDAY, MAY 3, 2014

Sunday Spin: Pick your race, then file

Last week’s steady stream of candidates announcing they plan to run for some office or another is a sign that filing week is nearly upon us. May 12 through 16 is the time for a candidate to go from talking about running for office to...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013

FRIDAY, OCT. 26, 2012

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012

Roskelley challenge dismissed

A visiting county auditor dismissed the challenge to John Roskelley's voter registration, and the Democratic challenger will appear on the ballot for the Spokane County commissioner in District 1. That will likely bring to an end the separate challenge in Spokane County Superior Court, which...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2011

Allen wins second count, but a third awaits 

Former Councilman Mike Allen's lead over incumbent Richard Rush grew by three to 91 on Wednesday after a recount of the Spokane City Council election for the city's south district. The race was recounted by machine because the result from the first count was within...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2011

Baxter pays for recount 

Former state Sen. Jeff Baxter is paying for a partial recount of ballots in his unsuccessful bid to retain his Spokane Valley seat despite losing the race by more than 3,400 votes. Baxter’s opponent in the contest, Mike Padden, was sworn in as senator representing...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2011

Rush-Allen recount will be done by hand 

The final outcome of the City Council race for a seat representing south Spokane won’t be decided until next week. That’s when the Spokane County Election’s Office will recount ballots in a contest so close that state law required a second examination. Former Councilman Mike...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 4, 2010

The Spokesman-Review's political team keeps a critical eye on local, state and national politics.