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Town Council, Position 5

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
William Benson 56 70.89%
Robert Tollefson 23 29.11%

* 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

William Benson

Party:
Age:
55
City:
Rockford, WA

His words: Did not respond to requests for an interview.

His pitch: Did not respond to requests for an interview.

Notable experience: Current chairman of Rockford’s Planning and Zoning Commission. According to Benson’s LinkedIn profile he is owner of the Footloose in the Palouse online consignment service and formerly worked for SRM Associates, a risk management company. The profile also states that he served in the U.S. Marines and the Washington Army National Guard.

Education: Graduated from Spokane Falls Community College with an Associates Degree in 2013.

Robert Tollefson

Party:
Age:
60
City:
Rockford, WA

His words: Did not respond to requests for an interview.

His pitch: Did not respond to requests for an interview.

Notable experience: Has lived in Rockford for about 30 years. His is a plasterer and painter by trade and has worked at the local Cenex mill and a seed company in Fairfield. He has served on the Rockford City Council since 2103.