City: Spokane, Washington
Education: Graduated from Rogers High School in 2005.
Political experience: Ran for Spokane mayor in 2019; lost in the primary.
Work experience: Bingle, who owns Bingle Enterprises, got into the events businesses while an employee at Applebee's. Finding success, he branched out and started his own company a decade ago. With his wife, Bingle operates Bent Trivia and Bent Events in Spokane. He pivoted during the COVID-19 to work as a contractor.
Family: Married; has one son.
Conservative and progressive choices advanced in both Spokane City Council races on the ballot in Tuesday’s primary.
The Spokane Association of Realtors is putting big money into two Spokane City Council races on the Aug. 3 primary ballot.
Housing and homelessness, public safety and infrastructure are the topics dominating a three-way race to represent northeast Spokane on the Spokane City Council.
As was the case during state and federal campaigns last year, candidates for city office are planning virtual events while weighing the risks of what were once staples of election season, such as knocking on residents’ doors.