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Liberty Lake City Council, Position 7

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Holly A. Woodruff 1,755 100%
DG Garcia, write-in candidate 0 0%

* 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.

The Candidates

Holly A. Woodruff

Liberty Lake, WA

After filing to run for a new term, Woodruff decided to move to North Carolina and resigned her seat on the City Council. She was replaced on the council by DG Garcia, and Woodruff is asking voter to write Garcia's name on the ballot.

Education: Graduated from Clairmont Northeast High School in Batavia, Ohio, in 1969. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work in 1993 and a master’s degree in social work in 1994, both from Indiana University.

Work experience: Former mental health social worker who retired as director of counseling services at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, in 2013 after a 15-year career. She currently teaches online social work classes through Indiana University.

Political experience: Previously elected as regional representative to the Indiana State Board of Social Work.

Family: Lives with life partner Lora Reeves; has three children and five grandchildren.

DG Garcia, write-in candidate

Liberty Lake, WA

Education: Graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio, Texas, in 1973. Attended the University of St. Thomas, Community College of the Air Force and California State University Sacramento. Holds degrees in social science and multicultural psychology.

Work experience: Medically retired from the Air Force in 1988 after working in administrative management. Worked in the California Secretary of State Office's elections division. Also worked for California's Commission on Teaching Credentials.

Political experience: Served as an appointee on multiple boards, including as a commissioner on the Sacramento Human Rights and Fair Housing Commission and a member of the Sacramento Supreme Court Unity and Justice Board. Appointed to fill vacancy on Liberty Lake City Council in July 2021.

Family: Single. Two adult children and four grandchildren.

Campaign contributions: Garcia has selected the “mini campaign reporting option.” That means she will not accept individual donations, other than her own, over $500, and she will not raise more than $5,000 in total.


Complete Coverage

Liberty Lake council former candidate Woodruff says ‘Hopefully nobody will vote for me,’ adding write-in D.G. Garcia deserves votes

Liberty Lake City Council candidate Holly Woodruff is on the general election ballot — and unopposed — but she’s moved to North Carolina and wants voters to write in DG Garcia.