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Lennelle Spillman

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

Age: 43

City: Medical Lake, Washington

Education: Graduated from Medical Lake High School in 1998. Earned a bachelor’s in Christian education in 2002 from Northwest University and a master’s in children’s and family ministry in 2016 from Southwestern Assemblies of God University.

Work experience: 10 years as an employee with Cheney School District as an assistant cook and cashier, instructional para-educator and secretary.

Political experience: First run for officce. Spent four years as a volunteer reading to children at Hallett Elementary School.

Family: Single. No children.





Race Results

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

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Gerri Johnson, a boutique owner, and Lennelle Spillman, a paraprofessional educator, came out on top in August’s primary race for the District 1 seat. Whoever gets elected will serve a two-year term on the school board. 

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