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Kevin Morrison

A candidate for Spokane Public Schools Board, position 4, Spokane Public Schools in the 2019 Washington General Election, Nov. 5


Age: 62

City: Spokane, WA

Education: Graduated from Shadle Park High School in 1975. Graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in communication and organizational leadership.

Political experience: None

Work experience: Currently retired. Until the end of June he was the Spokane Public Schools interim director of safety, risk management and transportation, after working as director of community relations and communications from 2013 to 2018. He worked in the SPS capital projects department from 2003-13 managing bond projects.

Family: Married to Carol Morrison. They have one daughter.

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Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Kevin Morrison () 32,346 56.32 %
Erin Georgen () 25,088 43.68 %

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