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Millwood City Council, position 3

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Mary (Kate) McLachlan 324 66.80%
Ed Mack 161 33.20%

* 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

Mary (Kate) McLachlan

Millwood, Washington

Education: Graduated from Ferris High School in 1977 and earned a teaching degree from Eastern Washington University in 1986, followed by a master’s degree in education in 1993. She graduated from Gonzaga Law School in 2003.

Work experience: Worked as an administrative law judge for eight years and currently works for the Office of Administrative Hearings in Spokane Valley.

Political experience: Appointed to her current position on the Millwood City Council in early 2018.

Family: Married to Tonie McLachlan.

Ed Mack

Millwood, Washington

Education: Graduated from Mercer Island High School in 1980 and earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and computer science from Whitman College in 1984.

Work experience: Has worked as a systems software engineer for 30 years, including for Tableau Software for the lpast nine years.

Political experience: None.

Family: Married to Lori Mack.

Complete Coverage

Debate over city land among issues in Millwood City Council race

Longtime area resident Kate McLachlan is facing off against newcomer Ed Mack in the race for a Millwood City Council seat in November. McLachlan, who works as an administrative law judge, has lived in Millwood for the past three years but grew up in Spokane. She was appointed to the Millwood City Council to fill a vacant seat in early 2018.