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Moran Cemetery District Position 3

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Sydney Wissel 2,806 73.53%
Ken Zigler 1,010 26.47%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

About The Race

The Candidates

Sydney Wissel

Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from University Prep High School in Seattle in 1993. Earned a bachelor’s degree in printmaking and sculpture from the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle.

Work experience: Currently a stay-at-home mother. She previously worked as a massage therapist, an animal therapist, and sold used and consignment clothes online for nearly 20 years.

Elected experience: First run for office.

Family: Married to Kneil Wissel. Has one daughter.

Ken Zigler

Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from Lakeside High School in Nine Mile Falls in 1999. He attended Spokane Falls Community College before earning a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Gonzaga University. He graduated from the Western New England School of Law and also holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Regis University.

Work experience: A practicing family law attorney for 10 years and a patent attorney for a year before opening his own firm, Zigler Family Law, nearly five years ago.

Elected experience: Spokane County Bar Association president for one year; served on the board for five years.

Family: Single. Has two grown children.

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