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Great Northern School Board, position 3

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
John Pegg 152 51.01%
Jill Ericson 146 48.99%

* 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.

About The Race

The Candidates

John Pegg

Spokane, WA

Education: Graduated from Cheney High School in 2012.

Work experience: Owner of Rimrock Yard Care. Active in Boy Scouts and is an Eagle Scout; involved with Spokane County Master Gardeners. 

Political experience: Serves on the Great Northern School District board.

Family: Engaged, no children

Jill Ericson

Spokane, WA

Education: Graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School. Earned bachelor’s degree in telecommunications management at Syracuse University, master’s degree in public administration at Seton Hall and doctorate in social and philosophical foundations of education at Rutgers University.

Political experience: No information submitted.

Work experience: Served for 30 years in student-advising focused university positions at Eastern Washington, Weber State, Northern Arizona and Seton Hall universities as director, coordinator, assistant director and assistant dean. Former member and volunteer of Great Northern parent teacher organization. Volunteer at Cheney Middle School.

Family: Married. Has one child.

Complete Coverage

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