Liberty Lake mayor, City of Liberty Lake
|Shane Brickner (N)||2,033||56.95%|
|Steve Peterson (N)||1,537||43.05%|
* 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.
Peterson has served as mayor for all but four years of the city’s existence. Brickner, 44, will take office in January and said his goal is to craft more comprehensive growth plans for the burgeoning city and increase collaboration between his office and city lawmakers.
City Councilman Shane Brickner held a 207-vote lead on Steve Peterson, who’s held the office of Liberty Lake mayor for all but four years of the city’s existence, after votes were tallied Tuesday.
Mayor Steve Peterson said Liberty Lake needs to continue to think big about its services and offerings to the population, which is expected to grow more than 60% over the next two decades. City Councilman Shane Brickner said Liberty Lake would do well to create more long-term, detailed plans about how it will deal with that boom.