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Michael Cannon

A candidate for Spokane City Council District 3, City of Spokane in the 2013 Nov. 5 Washington General Election

Age: 44

City: Spokane , WA

Occupation: Banker and small business owner

Education: Graduated from Central Valley High School in Spokane in 1995. Earned a degree in business and organizational management from Whitworth University in 2009.

Political experience: Ran for Spokane City Council in 2013. Chair, Pride Prep Charter School Board 2014-2019. Chairman of the City of Spokane Community, Housing, and Human Services Board from 2012-2015.

Work experience: Has worked in finance 1999-2015. Now a sales executive for a payment software company and owns two businesses – Cannon Insurance Agency and Cobalt Ventures, which invests in real estate.

Family: Not married. Has one son, a senior at Mead High School.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Candace Mumm (N) 7,260 53.93%
Michael Cannon 6,202 46.07%

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