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Christopher Savage

A candidate for Spokane City Council District 3 (Northwest), City of Spokane in the 2021 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 3

Age: 31

City: Spokane, Washington

His words: "I’ve been going to the City Council meetings since January. And I don't agree with the direction the city seems to be taking. There's a supermajority, rather than an honest, balanced kind of council."

His pitch: Savage, who moved back to Spokane after coursework toward a degree in political science, philosophy and economics at Western Washington University, said he believes city lawmakers should be more in touch with their neighborhoods. He described himself as a "classic liberal" and said he favors less government regulation as a philosophy. As an example, he said the city should have eased restrictions on taxi drivers instead of imposing new regulations on ride-hailing companies, a decision he has a personal stake in as a Lyft operator. 

Work experience: Lyft driver after leaving school due to chronic pain issues. 

Education: Completed coursework at Western Washington University. Graduated from North Central High School in 2009. 

Political experience: Community Assembly representative for the Balboa/South Indian Trail neighborhood. Precinct committee officer for the Spokane County Democratic Party. Member of the Spokane Salary Review commission, the civilian panel that determines pay for elected officials.

Family: Single. Brother and mother live in Spokane.  

Neighborhood: Balboa/South Indian Trail

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Zack Zappone 5,993 42.20%
Mike Lish 4,372 30.79%
Lacrecia (Lu) Hill 1,792 12.62%
Karen M. Kearney 1,421 10.01%
Christopher Savage 623 4.39%

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