About this race
This district encompasses northeast Spokane. The two candidates with the most votes will advance to the Nov. 3 general election. Only voters within the district will cast ballots in the race.
Council District No. 3, City of Spokane
|Karen J. Stratton (N)||3,771||42.33%|
|Kelly P. Cruz||1,167||13.10%|
|Dave White (R)||1,090||12.23%|
* 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.
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