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Gerri Johnson

A candidate for Medical Lake School Board District 1, Medical Lake School District in the 2023 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Age: 55

City: Medical Lake, Washington

Education: GED through Spokane Community College, “two-year early childhood certificate.”

Work experience: Self-employed boutique owner, former farm worker and day care worker.

Political experience: First run for office. Volunteered with nonprofit ReImagine Medical Lake.

Family: Married to Randy Johnson. They have three adult children.




Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Gerri Johnson 1,527 69.13%
Lennelle Spillman 682 30.87%

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