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Airway Heights City Council, position 7

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Jennifer Morton 525 61.76%
Sarah Slater 325 38.24%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

The Candidates

Jennifer Morton

Party:
City:
Airway Heights, WA

Education: Graduated from Davenport High School in 2001. Earned bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Eastern Washington University in 2009 and master’s degrees in public administration in 2011 and business administration in 2019.

Work experience: Has 16 years of military service in the Army Reserve, Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard. Previously worked as executive assistant to the Office of the Mayor for the city of Spokane. Veteran mentor, sexual assault response facilitator, Rogers High School Anti-bullying After School Program, College In-residence Volunteer Program, Special Olympics volunteer, Youth for Christ volunteer, Spokane Community Court volunteer

Political experience: First run for office. 

Family: Single. 

Sarah Slater

Party:
City:
Airway Heights, WA

Education: Earned GED from Columbia Basin College in 2002.

Work experience: Substitute teacher in the Cheney School District; managed the Absolute Aviation purchasing department from 2006 to 2009; has served as kids ministry director at Heights Church since 2016. President of the Sunset Elementary Parent Teacher Organization since 2017.

Political experience: First run for office. 

Family: Married to Todd Slater. They have four children.

Complete Coverage

First-time candidates vie for Airway Heights City Council seat

Sarah Slater, a para-educator, faces Jennifer Morton, an assistant to Spokane’s mayor, in the race for a seat on the Airway Heights City Council.

Three first-time candidates vie for Airway Heights City Council seat

The Airway Heights position 7 council race is full of fresh faces.