|Amber Waldref (D)||11,669||55.18%|
|Michael Cathcart (R)||6,971||32.96%|
|Bob Apple (G)||2,018||9.54%|
|Glen R. Stockwell (G)||491||2.32%|
* 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.
About The Race
KSPS hosted this debate between former Spokane City Councilwoman Amber Waldref, a Democrat, and Spokane City Councilman Michael Cathcart, a Republican, for the county commission seat representing District 2. Spokesman-Review reporter Colin Tiernan and Spokane Public Radio reporter Rebecca White were panelists for the event.
A former city councilwoman and an incumbent city councilman both hope to represent east Spokane on the Spokane County Commission.
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