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Spokane Valley City Council pos. 5

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Chuck Hafner 8,678 79.62%
Donald Morgan Jr. 3,771 30.29%

* 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 four seats up for contention in the 2013 election. Council Members are paid $750/month and receive healthcare benefits. The term is four years from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2017.

The Candidates

Chuck Hafner

Spokane Valley, WA

Hafner was appointed to the Spokane Valley City Council in 2011 and won an election later that year to keep his seat. He was the chairman of the Positive Change Committee that helped elect five people to the council in 2009. He retired from the Central Valley School District as the assistant superintendent of secondary schools in 1991. Earlier in his career he was principal of Central Valley High School, University High School and Mead High School. Since then he worked a stint as the vice-present and general manager of Appleway Equipment Leasing Inc. from 1996 to 1998.

Donald Morgan Jr.

Spokane Valley, WA
Financial Advisor at Independent Wealth Connections, LLC

Morgan graduated from Immaculate Conception Academy in Post Falls in 2001 and then attended the College of St. Thomas More in Texas. He is an amateur radio enthusiast and currently works as a financial advisor at Independent Wealth Connections.