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u 2011 Washington General Election

Top races to watch

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Spokane Mayor

518
Candidate Pct
David Condon 52.40%
Mary Verner (D) 47.60%

City Council President

489
Candidate Pct
Ben Stuckart (N) 53.20%
Dennis Hession 46.80%

State Senator

493
Candidate Pct
Michael Padden (R) 55%
Jeffrey Baxter (R) 45%

Top measures to watch

Spokane County, Measure 1

44
Option Pct
Rejected 56.40%
Approved 43.60%

Initiative Measure 1125

39
Option Pct
No 52.40%
Yes 47.60%

Initiative Measure 1183

41
Option Pct
Yes 59%
No 41%


Latest news

Fagan vs. McKereghan, Introduction

Spokane City Council hopefuls Mike Fagan and Donna McKereghan explain why they think they would be the best next council member to serve District 1, which covers Northeast Spokane.


Family not offended by Condon’s critique of city’s handling of Zehm cases

When David Condon began to publicly criticize Mary Verner’s handling of the Otto Zehm case, Verner said Condon’s critique was further victimizing the Zehm family “by attempting to elevate himself.” The Inland Northwest Leadership Political Action Committee, which has spent about $25,000 on the mayoral…


County GOP endorses - scratch that - recommends Condon, Hession, Allen, Fagan and Salvatori

The Spokane County Republican Party, which has previously declined to endorse candidates running as Republicans against Democrats when they declined to sign the county party’s platform, has sent out recommendations for how to vote in Tuesday’s nonparitsan city elections. The picks include: David Condon for…


Has Condon closed the gap?

It was clear on the evening of Aug. 16 that the race for mayor was Mary Verner’s to lose. But a lot has happened since then, including the conviction of Officer Karl Thompson. So will she hold on? As far as we at Spin Control…


One of 10 city candidates signs pledge not to approve Guild contract without stronger oversight

Only one of the 10 candidates on the ballot next week for Spokane city office agreed to sign a pledge promising to oppose any Spokane Police Guild contract unless the union agrees to stronger police oversight, the Center for Justice reported this week. A coalition…


The politics of ‘It totally sucks’

Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer DeRuwe declined to comment this week about her “totally sucks” comment becoming a major highlight of the David Condon campaign for mayor. DeRuwe made the comment last month soon after sending a news release announcing that the department eliminated its property…


Salvatori vs. Jones, Introduction

Spokane City Council hopefuls Steve Salvatori and Joy Jones explain why they think they would be the best next council member to serve District 3, which covers Northwest Spokane.


Hession vs. Stuckart, Tab Tax

Former Mayor Dennis Hession and Ben Stuckart, director of Communities in Schools of Spokane County, debate the $20 annual vehicle tab tax that was approved earlier this year. Hession and Stuckart are running for Spokane City Council president.


Hession vs. Stuckart, Public Comment

Former Spokane Mayor Dennis Hession and Ben Stuckart, director of Communities in Schools of Spokane County, explain how they would run meetings differently than Council President Joe Shogan if they are elected council president.


Hession vs. Stuckart, Introduction

Former Spokane Mayor Dennis Hession and Ben Stuckart, director of Communities in Schools of Spokane County, debate why they feel they are the best candidates to be the next Spokane City Council president.




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