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Lee A. Walth

A candidate for Commissioner Pos. 2, Spokane County Fire District 5 in the 2015 Nov. 3 Washington General Election


Age: 67

City: Airway Heights, WA

His Words: “I’d like to help out my community. When you get older, you try to give something back.”

His Pitch: Lists his top priority as making sure firefighters have proper training and the equipment the need. Says he has a lot of life experience and understands finances and how to write grants from his long career in the utility industry.

Notable experience: Drives bus for Reardan-Edwall School District. Part of his duties during his 22-year career for Montana Power in Colstrip, Montana was as a firefighter. Worked for Avista Utilities as an energy broker for 14 years. Served in U.S. Air Force from 1972 to 1974, including 18 months in Vietnam.

Education: Graduated from Billings High School in Montana in 1972. Earned power plant technology degree from Miles City Community College in Montana.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Bonita M. Cobb 201 63.81%
Lee A. Walth 114 36.19%

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