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Mead School Board, District 5

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
BrieAnne Gray 8,901 52.61%
Carmen Green 8,019 47.39%

* 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

BrieAnne Gray

Mead, Washington

Education: Graduated from Colville High School in 2002. Received her bachelor's of science in nursing from Washington State University in 2011. Received her master's of science from Frontier Nursing University.

Political experience: First run for office.

Work experience: Works as a nurse practitioner for OBGYN & Associates in Spokane.

Family: Married to Josh Gray. Has three children.

Campaign contributions: Raised $39,300 as of Oct. 21. Contributors include Home Center Design and Construction ($1,000), Private Money Capital LLC ($1,000), Businessman Duane Alton ($625) and Mead School Board member Michael Cannon ($350).

Carmen Green

Colbert, Washington

Education: Graduated from Port Angeles High School in 1981. Received a bachelor's degree in communications with in emphasis on public relations from Washington State University in 1989.

Political experience: Appointed to Mead School Board in 2014 and elected to board in 2017.

Work experience: Currently works part time as a practice coach at Providence Medical Group, working with primary caregivers and clinic caregivers to make changes in delivering care to patients. Worked as the director of revenue cycle and director of support services at Providence Medical Health Care.

Family: Married to Todd Green. Has three grown children.

Campaign funding: Raised $17,800 as of Oct. 21. Contributors include herself ($1,550), developer Lanzce Douglass ($1,000), former Mead Superintendent Tom Rockefeller ($125) and former Spokane Mayor Dennis Hession ($100).

Complete Coverage

Mead School Board incumbent in danger of losing seat

Incumbent Mead School Board member Carmen Green was in a tight race to keep her seat Tuesday night.

Campaign chests growing for school board races in Mead, Spokane

School board races in Spokane County this year are drawing plenty of interest – and money.

Political newcomer to take on former school board president in Mead School Board race

Nurse practitioner BrieAnne Gray and current board member Carmen Green are on the Nov. 2 general election ballot for the Mead School District No. 5 position. Their biggest issues: COVID-19, curriculum and transparency.