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Mikeal Suniga

A candidate for Medical Lake mayor, City of Medical Lake in the 2017 Washington General Election, Nov. 7


Age: 39

City: Medical Lake, Washington

Occupation: Police Officer

Education: Associates degree from Community College of the Air Force.

Political Experience: Previously ran for mayor.

Job Experience: Has been member of National Guard since April 2001, and has deployed six times to United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Colombia, Iraq, Afghanistan and Qatar. Former police officer for Medical Lake Police Department currently police officer at Airway Heights Police Department.

Family: Divorced, no children.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Shirley Maike 527 54%
Mikeal Suniga 449 46%

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