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Rockford Town Council, Position 5

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Mark Lonam Jr. 91 65%
Ivan Willmschen 49 35%

* 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

Mark Lonam Jr.

Rockford, Washington

Lonam did not respond to interview requests from The Spokesman-Review and did not provide information for the Spokane County voter's guide.

Ivan Willmschen

Rockford, Washington

Education: Graduated from Rockford High School in 1949. 

Political experience: Sat on the Rockford Town Council in the late 1950s.

Work experience: Drafted into the military. Worked in a bank. Owned private insurance agency for 37 years. Worked as the secretary of the Spokane County Fire District 11 for 48 years and a volunteer firefighter for 45 years.

Family: Married to Alene Willmschen.

Complete Coverage

Longtime Rockford resident hopes to serve on town council again

Ivan Willmschen, former council member and insurance agent, and Mark Lonam Jr. will be on the general election ballot on Nov. 2.