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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: 66

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 Cobb 201 63.81%
Lee A. Walth 114 36.19%

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