* 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.
About The Race
- Spokane Valley, Washington
- CFO- Valley Hospital
Education: Graduated from La Grande High School in 1993. Earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Eastern Oregon University in 1997. Earned an MBA in health care management from the University of Phoenix in 2005.
Political experience: Served on East Valley School Board since 2013.
Work experience: Currently the chief financial officer at Multicare Valley Hospital. Has worked as a hospital CFO for 12 years and worked in hospital management for over 20 years.
Family: Married and has two kids. Daughter attends East Valley High School and son attends Trentwood Elementary.
Education: Graduated from Gonzaga Prep 2003. Earned a bachelor’s in philosophy from Gonzaga University in 2010.
Political experience: None.
Work experience: Currently works at ABC Economy Appliance.
In East Valley School district’s two contested board races incumbents lead, however 18-year-old newcomer is within striking distance
Incumbent East Valley School Board member Justin Voelker says his experience on the board, as a hospital executive and as a parent makes him the best choice in the November election.