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Vicki Horton

A candidate for Assessor, Spokane County in the 2010 Washington General Election

Party: Republican

Age: 66

City: Spokane, Washington

Occupation: Spokane County assessor

VICKI HORTON

Education: Graduated from Kenai High School in Kenai, Alaska in 1972. Attended Feather River College in California and Sacramento Community College, but did not earn a degree.

Work experience: Elected Spokane County Assessor in 2010. Appraiser in Spokane County Assessor’s Office, 2000-2010. Previously worked as chief deputy appraiser and sheriff’s dispatcher in Clearwater County, Idaho.

Political experience: Horton’s 2010 run for assessor was her first run at public office.

Family: Married. Five adult children.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Vicki Horton (R) 81,892 56.60%
Ralph Baker (R) 62,788 43.40%

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