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Rockford City Council pos. 5

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Robert Tollefson 61 70.93%
Chuck Collison 16 18.60%
Larry Van Every 9 10.47%

* 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 is one of three seats on the Rockford City Council up for grabs in November. There is no pay for this position.

The Candidates

Robert Tollefson

Rockford, WA

His words: Did not respond to requests for an interview.

His pitch: Did not respond to requests for an interview.

Notable experience: Has lived in Rockford for about 30 years. His is a plasterer and painter by trade and has worked at the local Cenex mill and a seed company in Fairfield. He has served on the Rockford City Council since 2103.

Chuck Collison

Rockford, WA

Larry Van Every

Rockford, WA

Van Every was appointed to a vacant seat on the Rockford city council in 2013. He resigned that position on July 12, citing a family emergency that may force him to move out of state. He stated his intention to withdraw from the race, but his name will still appear on the primary ballot since it was printed weeks ago.

Complete Coverage

Agency: Flash, noise over Rockford was meteor

A flash of light and loud noise seen and heard in the morning skies of Eastern Washington this morning probably was a meteor, a government agency said.