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Angie Beem

A candidate for Spokane Valley City Council, position 5, City of Spokane Valley in the 2017 Washington General Election, Nov. 7


City: Spokane Valley, Washington

Political experience: None.

Work experience: Is on disability. Last job was in a microbiology laboratory at a local hospital.

Education: Graduated from Wenatchee Valley High School in 1986. Graduated from Wenatchee Valley College in 2000 with an associate degree in applied sciences. Earned bachelor’s degree in visual communication and digital design online from American Intercontinental University, and an MBA with focus on operations management also from American Intercontinental in 2011.

Family: Single, no children.

Top priorities if elected: Wants to establish an ethics commission within city hall, because she believes Spokane Valley’s ethics policy isn’t tough enough and politicians “should be held accountable by a somebody.”

Beem wants to overhaul the city budget and cut spending. For instance, city council members shouldn’t have what she calls “Cadillac health insurance” for the part time job they have.

And she wants to clean up nuisance properties more swiftly and efficiently, as well as help those who are drug addicted and homeless. “It’s our job to take care of our residents,” she said. 

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Pamela Haley (N) 9,395 61.33%
Angie Beem 5,924 38.67%

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