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About this race

City Council President Mike Kennedy decided not to seek a third term this year. Two candidates are running for the seat. There are no council zones or districts; all city voters may vote in each city race.

Council Seat No. 2, City of Coeur d’Alene

Candidate Votes Pct
Amy Evans 4,799 58.08%
Chris Fillios (R) 3,464 41.92%

* 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.

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Huckleberries: The Great Opponent of Progress

Things are getting curiouser and curiouser in the uber-conservative attempt to overthrow Coeur d’Alene’s City Hall. In a debate earlier in the campaign, GOPartisan Chris Fillios claimed his opponent, Amy Evans, was a self-described “progressive liberal.” (This, after she’d called him a nice guy.) Now, a transcript has surfaced on a North Idaho tea party blog containing the word-for-word comments by Evans at the monthly Progressive Dinner at Seasons restaurant in September.

Fillios Backs Souza’s Vision For CdA

Architect Dick Stauffer of Miller-Stauffer points out amenities on the new McEuen Field to Coeur d’Alene City Council candidate Chris Fillios (right) and his Fillios’ wife, Linda, during an open house for the emerging park Saturday. (Photo: Duane Rasmussen) A letter was circulated viIa email…

Debate: Evans, Fillios Square Off

Item: Evans, Fillios talk city salaries at candidates’ forum/Jeff Selle, Coeur d’Alene Press More Info: The first question from the Coeur Group panelist, which sponsored the event, dealt with how the candidates would repair what some believe is a dysfunctional City Council. Fillios said he…

Fillios Files For Coeur d’Alene Council

East Side Highway District Commissioner Chris Fillios has become the third person to file for the Coeur d’Alene City Council seat now held by Councilman Mike Kennedy, who isn’t seeking re-election. With filing deadline at 5 o’clock today, Fillios filed for Seat 2 against Amy…

Festner Files For Kennedy Seat

Jared Festner, of 935 Front Ave., has filed his candidacy papers to run for the Coeur d’Alene City Council seat now held by Councilman Mike Kennedy, who isn’t seeking re-election. Festner joins Amy Evans, 717 B St., as a candidate for the seat. Eight people…

Amy Evans at the fair

Duane Rasmussen sends this photo of city council candidate Amy Evans at the North Idaho Fair. Do you visit the political booths when you attend the fair?

Festner To Oppose Evans For Seat 2

Jared Festner said Friday he is running for Coeur d’Alene City Council. It’s the first attempt at public office for the Houston, Texas, native, who has lived in Coeur d’Alene for three years. He is seeking seat 2. Festner, 35, is in his final year…

Huckleberries: Sending sky lantern aloft not welcome, on two fronts

Coeur d’Alene Councilman Dan Gookin has a message for whoever launched a sky lantern that landed, deflated, behind a rear car tire in his Fortgrounds ’hood: “Now if you and your guests don’t mind driving around Coeur d’Alene today picking up your mess, it would be appreciated.” Firefighters who battled wildland fires (known in the old days as “wildfires”) in steep terrain near Avista’s dam at Post Falls and the Mica Bay area on Lake Coeur d’Alene recently would appreciate your support, too.