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Ron Cooper

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

Age: 59

City: Medical Lake, Washington

Education: Graduated from Medical Lake High School. Earned a bachelor’s in education with a teaching certificate from Eastern Washington University.

Work experience: Medical Lake School District game board operator, substitute teacher and custodian.

Political experience: Served as a Medical Lake School Board member since 2006. Elected to represent school board members from Director Area 10 in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.

Family: Married to Heidi Cooper. Has two children who attended Medical Lake schools.

Campaign finance: Received a $1,200 donation from the Washington Education Association.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Ron Cooper 1,263 55.61%
Mark Hudson 1,008 44.39%

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