Spokane Valley City Council, position 2, City of Spokane Valley
* 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.
Spokane Valley Mayor Ben Wick redistributed what boards and committees council members were on, cutting one council members number by more than half and giving one council member who had only had a non-voting position, several assignments.
Spokane Valley City Council chose Ben Wick as mayor and Brandi Peetz as deputy mayor Tuesday night, ushering in what some hope will be a new era for the legislative body.
Spokane Valley will swear in three City Council members and choose a new mayor Tuesday, during their first meeting of the new year.
Brandi Peetz took the lead in the close Spokane Valley race Wednesday, going from four votes behind her opponent, to more than 200 ahead.
Preliminary results show one moderate, and one conservative candidate pulling ahead Tuesday night, and one race that was too close to call.
As trucks zoomed by on the newly completed asphalt, city officials gathered to cut the ribbon and celebrate the completion of Barker Road.
Peetz v. Rasmussen: Spokane Valley City Council candidates differ in identifying city’s issues, solutions
Spokane Valley Councilwoman Brandi Peetz and challenger Michelle Rasmussen both hope to focus on public safety and a regional solution to homelessness if they win a four-year term on City Council in November, but they differ on much else, including how to pay for infrastructure improvements and whether the city should consider adopting equity and diversity policies.
Voters whittled down their choices for three seats on the Spokane Valley City Council on Tuesday night, but with some votes still to be tallied, the slates for the general election were not entirely clear.
Spokane Valley Council race gets ugly, with name-calling, accusations of harassment, inaccurate claims
Two candidates running for a council seat in Spokane Valley have accused each other of bullying, with one candidate calling the other a socialist and a “little girl” and the other accusing him of harassment.
Brandi Peetz stresses public safety; challengers focused on leaner government in race for Spokane Valley City Council
While Spokane Valley City Councilwoman Brandi Peetz runs for re-election with a focus on improving public safety and community outreach, two other candidates vying for the nonpartisan position say they can help the city remain fiscally conservative.