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Nadine Woodward

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

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Age: 58

City: Spokane, WA

Why running: Woodward said she has grown frustrated with the direction the City Council has taken under Ben Stuckart’s leadership in addressing issues such as homelessness and crime.

Experiencing the city as both a journalist and now a business owner, Woodward decided to get involved in politics and contribute to the city.

Her pitch: “I know the issues, I know this city very, very well,” said Woodward, who has lived in Spokane for 29 years after growing up on Washington’s West Side.

“I don’t come from a place of political experience. I don’t think that political experience is the best experience. I come from a place of being immersed in Spokane issues for 28 years and in a position of public trust.”

Political experience: Never held elected office.

Work experience: Was a television news broadcaster in Spokane for 28 years, first at KREM before moving to KXLY in 2010. She left the industry earlier this year and is vice president of Memories by Design, a video production business in Spokane.

Education: Graduated from Hudson’s Bay High School in 1980. Graduated from the University of Portland in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree.

Personal: Married. Has two children.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Nadine Woodward 34,531 50.62%
Ben Stuckart (N) 33,682 49.38%

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