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Lindsey Shaw

A candidate for Spokane City Council District 1 (Northeast), City of Spokane in the 2023 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Age: 43

City: Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from North Central High School in 1999. Attended Seattle Art Institute for Photography and Pima Community College in Arizona. Received the Gonzaga Women’s Leadership Certificate 2021 and the Gonzaga Servant Leadership Certificate in 2022

Work experience: Worked as a contractor with Gonzaga University as a community connector, on the Boundary Adjustment Board for Spokane Public Schools from 2020 to 2022, as well as the naming committee. Served as campus engagement coordinator at the Northeast Community Center 2021 to 2023 and participated in the AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America program in 2019.

Political experience: Served as Logan Neighborhood Council chair from 2019 to 2023, as clean up coordinator, as Community Assembly liaison for the Spokane Parks Development and Volunteer Citizen Advisory Committee, appointed to the Citizens' Transportation Advisory Board, and served in the Washington State Association of Head Start and Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program's Washington State Parent Ambassador program in 2021.

Family: Married to Jason Shaw. Has two young sons.

Political donations: Reported raising $48,400 as of Oct. 3. Her top donors include the Seattle-based Alliance for Gun Responsibility, Don Barbieri and Sharon Smith of the Smith-Barbieri Progressive Fund, the Spokane Firefighters Union PAC, progressive political organization FUSE Washington, the Washington Education Association and various other labor unions.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Michael Cathcart 7,909 56.18%
Lindsey Shaw 6,169 43.82%

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