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City Council, Position 3

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Dan Dunne 731 60.76%
Josh Beckett 472 39.24%

* 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.

The Candidates

Dan Dunne

Party:
Age:
51
City:
Liberty Lake, WA

Education: Graduated from Kentridge High School in Kent, Washington, in 1987. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington in 1992 and a master’s in business administration from Gonzaga University.

Work experience: He is the enterprise solutions architect for Washington Trust Bank and formerly worked as a mechanical engineer for many years. Former engineering manager at KeyTronic.

Political experience: He was first elected to the Liberty Lake City Council in 2012 and is running for this third term. He previously served on the city’s planning commission for three years.

Family: Married to Shanna Dunne. They have two children.

Josh Beckett

Party:
Age:
42
City:
Liberty Lake, WA

His words: “I’m running to return to the city council to restore balance and debate to the legislative process," according to his Facebook page.

His Pitch: Did not return calls or emails asking for information.

Notable Experience: Served on the City Council from 2009-13 and did not run for re-election in 2013.

Complete Coverage

Only one challenger for Liberty Lake council seats

There are five open positions but only on contested race on the Liberty Lake City Council: Dan Dunne is being challenged by former council member Josh Beckett.