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Cindy Wendle

A candidate for Spokane City Council president, City of Spokane in the 2019 Washington General Election, Nov. 5

Party: No party

Age: 47

City: Spokane, WA

Why she’s running: Cindy Wendle is running for City Council president to put people first, put politics aside, and ask why the city does the things it does.

Her pitch: Wendle’s inexperience in city politics is an asset, she believes. The current council members seeking the presidency are on opposite sides of the political spectrum, Wendle argues. She has positioned herself as a nonpartisan candidate for a nonpartisan race. She’s also the only woman seeking the job.

Education: Graduated from Pullman High School in 1992 and the University of Washington with a business degree in 1996.

Work Experience: Co-owner, along with her husband, Chud Wendle, of Northtown Square, a shopping center opened in 2009 on the site of the former Wendle Motors dealership. Works as commercial real estate manager for Northtown Square. Previously helped Washington Trust Bank expand with new branches in Pullman, Moscow, and Lewiston, before managing the main branch in Spokane.

Family: Married. Has three children.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Breean L. Beggs (N) 33,586 50.72%
Cindy Wendle (N) 32,629 49.28%

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