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City Council, Pos. 2

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Helen (Dee) Cragun 469 54.79%
Fred Senn 387 45.21%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

About The Race

This race features two candidates who lost City Council bids two years ago. The seat is being vacated by Randy Bean, who decided against seeking a third term.

The Candidates

Helen (Dee) Cragun

Party:
Age:
79
City:
Deer Park, WA

Education: Attended Roosevelt High School in Seattle and earned her GED from Deer Park High School in 1971. She earned associate degrees in general studies and photography from Spokane Falls Community College in 1977.

Occupation: Retired in 1995 as a safety and compliance officer after 20 years at the Oriard Powder Co.

Political experience: Served two years on the Deer Park Planning Commission before being appointed to the City Council in 1998. She has served since then with the exception of one year. 

Family: Married to Gale Cragun. Has six children.

Fred Senn

Party:
Age:
68
City:
Deer Park, WA