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Randy Ramos

A candidate for Council District 1 (Northeast), City of Spokane in the 2015 Nov. 3 Washington General Election

Age: 42

City: Spokane, WA

Occupation: Student recruiter

Randy Ramos

Age: 36 

His words: “I believe that it is the role of the government to protect the community’s most vulnerable people and to ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to be successful. This means safeguarding the rights of workers and their families, providing a social safety net for people who need it, and supporting education.”

His pitch: A member of the Native community who will encourage people who feel disaffected from politics and government to get involved and have their concerns heard.

Notable experience: Recruiter at the Spokane Tribal College. Helped revive the quasi-governmental Native American Public Development Authority.

Education: Graduated from Lake Roosevelt High School in 1998. Earned associates degree from Spokane Tribal College in 2012.

Neighborhood: Nevada-Lidgerwood

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Mike Fagan (N) 3,566 54.32%
Randy Ramos 2,999 45.68%

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