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Ed Pace

A candidate for Spokane Valley City Council, position 4, City of Spokane Valley in the 2017 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

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Age: 73

City: Spokane Valley, Washington

Education: Earned Master of Divinity from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in 2003 and a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Washington University.

Political experience: Incumbent, finishing his first term; ran unsuccessfully for council in 2009.

Work Experience: Pastor of Caring Ministries at Redeemer Lutheran Church. He served for seven years in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1972 in Germany, Vietnam and various bases in the U.S. He had a 27 year career in the electronics industry, including 18 years with Hewlett-Packard in Liberty Lake before being joining the ministry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Washington University and a Master of Divinity from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio. Volunteer with Crosswalk, Union Gospel Mission and Boy Scouts.

Family: Married, wife Thuan. Has four grown children.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Ben Wick 9,433 58.62%
Ed Pace 6,658 41.38%

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