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Cheney City Council pos. 3

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
John Taves 623 67.86%
Dan Hilton 440 41.39%

* 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

One of two contested positions on the Cheney City Council for the 2013 General Election. Council Members receive $310.00/month with no medical benefits. This position has a four year long term.

The Candidates

John Taves

Party:
Age:
73
City:
Cheney, WA
Occupation:
Current City Council Member

Dan Hilton

Party:
Age:
46
City:
Cheney, WA
Occupation:
Real Estate Agent

Education: Graduated from Cheney High School. Earned graduate with an economics degree from the University of Washington in 1996 and a master’s from Eastern Washington University in exercise science.

Work Experience: Real Estate broker with Hilton Real Estate, a family business, since 2012. Coached track and field and cross country at Eastern Washington University, before owning and selling a Sears Hometown store in Cheney. 

Political Experience: Elected to Cheney City Council in 2015. Ran previously for the council in 2013. Member of the Public Works and Public Safety committee.

Family: Married to Keri Hilton. They have three children.