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David Knaggs

A candidate for Mead School Board District 4, Mead School District in the 2023 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Age: 43

City: Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from Northwest Christian High School before receiving a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington in 2003.

Work Experience: Executive Vice President at electronics manufacturer Keytronic

Political Experience: First run for office.

Family: Married Andrea Knaggs, a middle school social studies teacher within the Mead district. Has four children who all attend Mead schools.

Campaign finance: Knaggs has chosen the Public Disclosure Commission’s mini reporting option. So long as he raises and spends less than $7,000, he doesn’t have to disclose donors or donation amounts.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Michael Cannon 10,841 56.58%
David Knaggs 8,321 43.42%

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