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u 2011 Washington General Election

Top races to watch

*Green represents leader

Spokane Mayor

518
Candidate Pct
David Condon 52.36%
Mary Verner (D) 47.64%

City Council President

489
Candidate Pct
Ben Stuckart (N) 53.24%
Dennis Hession 46.76%

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 52.44%
Yes 47.56%

Initiative Measure 1183

41
Option Pct
Yes 58.99%
No 41.01%


Latest news

State GOP pours cash into Condon campaign

Spokane mayoral candidate David Condon advertises himself as “nonpartisan” on his signs, but that didn’t stop the former aide to Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers from getting a $25,000 contribution from the state Republican Party. The contribution, the largest so far in a Spokane…


Condon vs. Verner, Downtown Trolley

Spokane Mayor Mary Verner and David Condon, former district director for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, debate proposal to build a electric bus or trolley system in central Spokane. Condon is challenging Verner’s bid for re-election.


Coalition calls on candidates to take ombudsman pledge

A coalition of organizations including the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane is asking Spokane mayoral and City Council candidates to pledge not to vote for a Spokane Police Guild contract unless it includes stronger oversight. The guild’s contract expires at the end of…


Verner, Condon debate handling of Zehm case

Here’s the latest of election video. Condon: “To find out that the city started to know some of the facts in 2009 and here we are nearly two years later not dealing with those facts, that’s what was troubling me.” Verner: “We can not critique…


Council stance unchanged on Community Bill of Rights

The Spokane City Council took another chance on Monday to critique Proposition 1, the Community Bill of Rights. Council members voted 6-1 to formally oppose the initiative, which appears on the November ballot. The rejection is no surprise. All the members of City Council already…


Condon vs. Verner, City Wages

Spokane Mayor Mary Verner and David Condon, former district director for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, debate the how well the city has negotiated with city unions. Condon is challenging Verner’s bid for re-election.


Condon vs. Verner, Otto Zehm Cases

Spokane Mayor Mary Verner and David Condon, former district director for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, debate the city’s handling of the Otto Zehm cases. Condon is challenging Verner’s bid for re-election.


Democratic chairman says Verner took ‘high road,’ as former Dem chairman takes to airwaves for Condon

Not surprisingly, the campaign of David Condon is taking full advantage of the endorsement he got from former Spokane County Democratic Chairman Tom Keefe. Keefe is featured in the Condon TV ad above and is the first endorsement listed on a Condon mailer that arrived…


Big bucks for booze: Costco donation breaks record

OLYMPIA – In an effort to get voters to end the state’s liquor monopoly, Costco this week made the largest contribution in history – nearly $9 million – to a state ballot campaign. The discount retail giant based in Issaquah, Wash., nearly doubled down on…


McMorris Rodgers isn’t naming GOP favorite — yet

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers smiled, hesitated and then dodged a question that could have earned her plenty of press – and grief: She declined an invitation to endorse a Republican presidential candidate today. Eastern Washington’s representative and member of the U.S. House’s Republican leadership team…




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