u 2019 Washington General Election, Nov. 5
The race for Spokane mayor has been infused with significant cash since the beginning of the month, as outside political committees ramped up their spending power with three weeks to go before Election Day.
Breean Beggs has detailed solutions for Spokane’s most pressing issues. But Cindy Wendle asks why, if he’s an effective leader, haven’t they already been implemented?
A retired Spokane Valley railroad conductor is challenging a 30-year incumbent for his seat on the Spokane Valley Fire Board of Commissioners.
There are two names on the ballot to represent district 3 on the Riverside School Board, but only one candidate wants the position. Sandra Huggins, the incumbent director said she is no longer seeking re-election, even though she originally filed for the election. Huggins missed the deadline to have her name removed from the ballot.
Candidate for the Spokane Valley Fire Commission Bradley Mertens said he hopes to improve communication and work with unions, while incumbent Patrick Burch said a fire commissioner’s first responsibility is to taxpayers, not unions.
Kelli MacFarlane says all schools, including elementaries, in the Spokane Public Schools should have an armed security officer. Her opponent, Jenny Slagle, believes security can be improved in different ways.
Woodward aims to use trust amassed over broadcast career to bring about change if elected Spokane mayor
Nadine Woodward has been hesitant to bring her political views into the nonpartisan race, declining to seek the endorsement of either political party. Instead, she’s argued that the election is about trust – trust she’s earned over more than 25 years beamed into the living rooms of Spokane families. She hopes that trust will propel her to the mayor’s office, where she aims to bring about change.
Stuckart vows to stick to facts, principles that have guided his City Hall career if elected Spokane mayor
As Ben Stuckart faces November’s vote, he contends with a well-documented, eight-year record at City Hall. But he also offers a deep, hands-on background in local government in politics. Stuckart acknowledged that his nuanced views of complex issues may not fit the political moment of tweet-sized pronouncements and vague hot takes. But he said he wouldn’t change.
“One idea that I’ve seen other cities do, and that is, like a tent city that is temporary during inclement weather,” mayoral candidate Nadine Woodward said during the Greater Spokane Incorporated forum on Wednesday. On Friday, her opponent, City Council President Ben Stuckart, sharply criticized her for even considering a tent city in Spokane, calling it an “awful proposal.”
For Nikki Lockwood and Katey Treloar, a passion for education began long before either of them decided to run for the Spokane Public Schools board.
- Spokane mayor
- Spokane City Council president
- Spokane City Council, northeast district
- Spokane City Council, northwest district
- Spokane City Council, south district
- Spokane Valley City Council, position 2
- Spokane Valley City Council, position 3
- Spokane Valley City Council, position 6
- Airway Heights City Council, position 5
- Airway Heights City Council, position 7
- Cheney City Council, position 6
- Cheney City Council, position 7
- Deer Park City Council, position 2
- Deer Park City Council, position 4
- Liberty Lake City Council, position 1
- Liberty Lake City Council, position 3
- Liberty Lake City Council, position 5
- Liberty Lake City Council, position 7
- Liberty Lake mayor
- Medical Lake City Council position 5
- Millwood City Council, position 3
- Millwood City Council, position 4
- Spokane Public Schools Board, position 1
- Spokane Public Schools Board, position 2
- Spokane Public Schools Board, position 4
- Central Valley School Board, district 1
- Central Valley School Board, district 3
- Cheney Public Schools Board, district 3
- Cheney Public Schools Board, district 5
- Great Northern School Board, position 3
- Mead School Board, district 3
- Mead School Board, district 4
- Medical Lake School Board, position 3
- Nine Mile Falls School Board, position 2
- Reardan-Edwall School Board, position 5
- Riverside School Board, position
- Spokane Valley Fire Commission, position 1
- Spokane Valley Fire Commission, position 2
- Spokane County Fire District 3, position 1
- Spokane County Fire District 4, position 1
- Spokane County Fire District 5, position 1
- Spokane County Fire District 10 Commission, position 1
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