* 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.
- 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.
- Spokane, Washington
Education: Earned bachelor's degree in economics and political science and master's degree in English from University of Karachi in Pakistan. Earned diploma in customer service from Manchester University in England. Earned associate degree in biotechnology from San Jacinto (Texas) Community College. Earned bachelor's degree in cytogenetic technology from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, School of Health Professions. Currently working on Certificate in Leadership from Gonzaga University.
Political experience: Ran for Spokane City Council in 2019.
Work experience: Former cytogenetic technologist at Signature Genomics Labs in Spokane; formerly worked at the Spokane Regional Health District in treatment services; former lab manager at WSU Elson S. Floyd College Sleep & Performance Research Center. Currently works as the communications coordinator at Gonzaga University Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
Family: Divorced; has one son.
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Naghmana Sherazi and Jonathan Bingle debate the issues in their pursuit of the Spokane City Council seat for District 1 in northeast Spokane. Paul Read of the Spokane Journal of Business poses the questions. Spokane Rotary 21 sponsored the event.
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Sherazi will face off against Jonathan Bingle in the race to represent northeast Spokane on City Council.
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Late-arriving ballots will decide race between Sherazi and Jasmin to face Bingle for Spokane City Council seat
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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.