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Airway Heights City Council pos. 2

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Steven Lawrence 252 64.29%
Jack Collins 182 41.94%

* 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 the only contested position for the Airway Heights City Council. Wage of $500.00 per month, with no medical benefits provided. The term length is four years.

The Candidates

Steven Lawrence

Party:
Age:
51
City:
Airway Heights, WA

Has lived in Airway Heights since 1974. Attended Sunset, Cheney Jr and Cheney High. Currently married with 3 children. Currently on the Airway Heights City Council.

Jack Collins

Party:
Age:
33
City:
Airway Heights, WA

His words: “I wanted to give back more than just my time as a firefighter.”

His Pitch: Support city’s EMS levy, which also is on the ballot. Says the growing city needs more police and fire resources, but believes the city must explore all options before raising taxes beyond the EMS proposal. Supports the proposed Spokane Tribe development that includes a casino. Supported resignation of former Mayor Patrick Rushing.

Notable experience: Appointed to city council in 2014. Has served as a volunteer firefighter for about 10 years, including three years for Airway Heights.

Education: Graduated from Decatur High School in Federal Way, Washington in 2005. Working toward associate’s degree from Spokane Falls Community College.