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Cheney School Board, District 2

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Zachary Zorrozua 2,300 46.46%
Suzanne G. Dolle 1,713 34.61%
Chad Smith 937 18.93%

* 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

Zachary Zorrozua

Age:
39
City:
Cheney, Washington

Education: Graduated from Cheney High School in 2001. Earned bachelors in social work from Eastern Washington University in 2003 and masters in social work in 2007.

Political Experience: First run for office.

Work Experience: Has spent 17 years working in mental health and substance abuse positions, including as a primary provider doing mental health therapy with clients; ten years working in administrative work, including as a supervisor for a Spokane Public Schools satellite class room and at group homes and treatment centers in Spokane area.

Family: Married 11 years to Heather Zorrozua; they have two children.

Suzanne G. Dolle

Age:
69
City:
Cheney, Washington

Education: Graduated from Westport Road High School in Louisville, Kentucky in 1971. Spent four years studying Elementary Education, Youth Mental Health First Aid Training at University of Kentucky.

Political Experience: Has served 12 years on the Cheney School Board

Work Experience: Worked in school districts across the U.S. as a substitute, pre-school teacher, working in school offices and now the Cheney School Board.

Family: Married 46 years to Dennis Dolle; they have three children and 5 grandchildren.

Chad Smith

Age:
33
City:
Cheney, Washington

Complete Coverage

12-year incumbent on Cheney School Board, Suzanne Dolle, faces Zachary Zorrozua, who calls for change

A Cheney School Board member with 12 years in office said her experience brings important insight when dealing with tough issues facing schools.

Mental health professional will face incumbent for Cheney School Board seat in November

A political newcomer will face a 12-year incumbent in a November race for the Cheney School Board.

Cheney School Board incumbent faces two challengers on Tuesday’s primary ballot

A long-time incumbent on the Cheney School Board faces two challengers in next Tuesday’s primary.