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Donald Kennedy

A candidate for Medical Lake City Council, Position 1, City of Medical Lake in the 2021 Washington General Election, Nov. 2

Age: 71

City: Medical Lake, Washington

Education: Graduated from Auburn High School in Auburn, Washington, in 1968. Earned bachelor's degree from Eastern Washington University in geology in 1973, master's at EWU in geology in 1979 and law degree from Gonzaga University in 1991.

Political experience: Lost races for Medical Lake City Council in 2015 and 2017. Appointed to an open seat on the Medical Lake City Council in 2019. 

Work experience: Worked for Farm Credit System either as an employee or as a independent contractor. Ended work career as vice president for mineral operations.

Family: Married to Vickie Kennedy. Has Two sons and five grandchildren. 


Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Donald Kennedy 650 64.29%
Howard Griffith 361 35.71%

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