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Medical Lake School Board District 2

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Alexis Alexander 1,214 52.94%
Michael Gerry 1,079 47.06%

* 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

Alexis Alexander

Medical Lake, Washington

Education: Graduated from Medical Lake High School in 2001. Earned a bachelor’s in electrical engineering in 2008 from Eastern Washington University. Earned a master’s in business administration in 2014 from Eastern Washington University.

Work experience: Generation production and substation support director at Avista Utilities.

Political experience: Current Medical Lake School Board member. Serves on the board of directors of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Outreach Center in Spokane. Serves on the board of directors of the Eastern Washington University Foundation.

Family: Married to Nicole Alexander. They have two children.





Michael Gerry

Medical Lake, Washington

Education: Earned an associate degree from the Community College of the Air Force. Earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University.

Work experience: Currently works as a fitness coach. Served as a volunteer firefighter in Medical Lake from 2004-2007. Served as a volunteer firefighter with Spokane City Fire from 2010-2012. Volunteered at Crosswalk Youth Shelter from 2012-2013.

Political experience: First run for office.

Family: Has four daughters.

Candidate information for Michael Gerry is incomplete because he did not respond to a request for an interview.

Complete Coverage

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