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Alan Nolan

A candidate for Mead School Board District 2, Mead School District in the 2023 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Age: 54

City: Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1992. Received master’s degree in International Relations from Alabama-based Troy State University in 2005.

Work Experience: Retired from the United States Air Force. Now co-owns an interior design business with his wife.

Political Experience: First run for office.

Family: Married to Wendy Nolan. Has three sons who currently attend Mead district schools.

Campaign Finance: Has raised $16,012 as of Sept. 25. Notable donors include developer Harley Douglas, Swinging Doors owner Robert Materne, former owner of Alton’s Tires Duane Alton, Assistant Spokane Police Chief Justin Lundgren and the Spokane Home Builders Association.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Alan Nolan 10,538 54.80%
Denny Denholm 8,691 45.20%

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