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Deer Park City Council, position 4

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Caleb Stapp 694 58.71%
Heather Newsom 488 41.29%

* 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

Caleb Stapp

Deer Park, WA

Education: Home-schooled. Earned a bachelor’s degree in music/worship from Corban University in Salem, Oregon. Earned a Master of Divinity from Gateway Seminary.

Work experience: Holds several part-time jobs, including as associate pastor at First Baptist Church in Deer Park, a substitute teacher, a reporter with the Deer Park Gazette and an account manager with TRECpro, which owns the Gazette.

Political experience: None

Family: Married to wife Elisa Stapp. Has four children.

Heather Newsom

Deer Park, WA

Newsom did not respond to repeated requests for information.

Complete Coverage

Deer Park City Council candidate supports direction of current government

Caleb Stapp faces Heather Newsom in the Nov. 5 election for position 4, currently held by retiring Councilman Don Stevens.