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Daryl Geffken

A candidate for Spokane School Board, Position 3, Spokane Public Schools in the 2021 Washington General Election, Nov. 2

Age: 49

City: Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from Shorewood High School in Shoreline, Washington. Earned bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Washington, master's in Divinity from Multnomah Biblical Seminary and doctorate in Leadership and Organizational Theory from Gonzaga University.

Political experience: First run for office.

Work experience: Currently a financial planner at D.A. Davidson. Served as a youth pastor in Portland, in Bremerton and at First Presbyterian Church in Spokane. Adjunct professor in student development at Gonzaga and Eastern Washington universities.

Family: Married. Two children. 

Campaign contributions: Raised $16,900 as of Oct. 13. Contributors include: Pyrotek ($1,000), retired president and CEO of Clearwater Paper Corp. Linda Massman ($1,000), former Spokane Airport Board Chairman David Clack ($250) and former candidate for Spokane School Board Katey Treloar ($250).

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Melissa Bedford 29,537 57.12%
Daryl Geffken 22,173 42.88%

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