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Paul Dillon

A candidate for Spokane City Council District 2 (South), City of Spokane in the 2023 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Age: 40

City: Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from North Kitsap High School in 2001. Attended Eastern Washington University, studied journalism and government, finishing bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies.

Work experience: Has worked at Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho, 2015 to current; vice president of public affairs, now transitioning to educator. Past work experience includes Eastern Washington director for YWCA Youth and Government, legislative assistant to state Sen. Andy Billig and legislative assistant to former Spokane City Councilman Jon Snyder. Co-founded Down To Earth, an environmental advocacy and sustainability news blog that was published by The Spokesman-Review. Worked maintenance at the City of Spokane Parks Department. Currently serves as a board member for Greater Spokane Progress and the Washington Bus. Past board member for the Center For Justice, Washington Bikes, South Perry Farmer’s Market and volunteered with KYRS Thin Air Community Radio, Terrain Spokane, Spokane Community Against Racism, Spokane River Clean Up and Pro-Choice Washington.

Political experience: Serves as Spokane County Democratic Precinct Committee officer.

Family: Married to Tiffany Harms. One baby daughter.

Political donations: Reports having raised around $64,900 as of Oct. 6. Top donors include surgeon Jerry LeClaire; Don Barbieri and Sharon Smith of the Smith-Barbieri Foundation; John Culton, a consultant with the Desimone Consulting Group; and former public defender Jim Sheehan, founder of the Center for Justice in Spokane.






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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Paul Dillon 14,739 53.34%
Katey R. Treloar 12,891 46.66%

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