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Medical Lake City Council, Position 3

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Bob Maxwell 696 69.67%
Arthur (AJ) Burton 303 30.33%

* 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

Bob Maxwell

Medical Lake, Washington

Education: Graduated from University High School. Earned bachelor's degree in business administration from Whitworth University.

Work experience: Real estate agent for 30 years

Political experience: First run for office.

Family: Married to Jennifer Maxwell. Has one daughter.

Arthur (AJ) Burton

Medical Lake, Washington

Attempts made to interview Burton were unsuccessful.

Work experience: Served 14 years in the Air Force, some of that time at Fairchild Air Force Base. As of 2005 worked as computer contractor on the base.

Political experience: Won seat on Medical Lake City Council in 2005. Re-elected in 2009, 2013 and 2017.

Complete Coverage

Multiple term incumbent faces real estate agent in Medical Lake’s city council race

An Air Force veteran is seeking a fifth term on the Medical Lake City Council on the November ballot.