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Sharon J. Colby

A candidate for Spokane County Fire District 3, position 1, Spokane County Fire District 3 in the 2019 Washington General Election, Nov. 5

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City: Spokane, WA

Education: Graduated from Lewis and Clark High School in 1959, majored in psychology at Whitworth University but did not complete her degree

Work Experience: Stay at home mom to her four sons and one grandson. Served as volunteer firefighter.

Political Experience: Fire commissioner for Spokane County Fire District 3 since 1990. Presently on the Local Emergency Planning Committee for 21 years and Emergency Medical Services Board Member for 15 years. Former member of the Liberty School Board for 13 years, Washington Fire Commissioners Association board for 18 years, Fire Protection Policy Board for 9 years and chairwoman for 5 years, Fire Leadership Forum founding member, Fire Representative with the Growth Management Steering Committee for 18 years

Family: Married for 54 years until her husband died in 2015. Has four sons and helped raise one of their grandsons

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Sharon J. Colby 2,922 56.38%
Michael Heiydt 2,261 43.62%

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