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Saturday, December 14, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Spokane City Council, south district, City of Spokane

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Candidate Votes Pct
Lori Kinnear 17,846 68.58%
Tony Kiepe (N) 8,176 31.42%

* 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.


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